These winds, however, do not appear to sweep the earth in the directions of the meridians, that is, they do not appear to blow from due north and due south: this proceeds from the eartha#39;s rotation on its axis, which taking place from west to east , anbsp;...
|Title||:||Leçons d'astronomie. Popular Lectures on Astronomy; delivered at the Royal Observatory of Paris ... Translated by W. H. Kelly. With extensive additions and corrections by D. Lardner ... Third edition|
|Author||:||François Arago, Walter Keating Kelly, Dionysius LARDNER|