Wragge's Australasian almanac and weather guide for land and sea

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N 551.6 WRA
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Brisbane : Sapsford
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(1900)
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WRAGGE’S AUSTRALASIAN ALMANAC 1
Advertising 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 , 13 , 14 , 15 , 16 , 17 , 18 , 19 , 20 , 21 , 23 , 24 , 25 , 26 , 27 , 28 , 29 , 30 , 31 , 32 , 33 , 34 , 35 , 36 , 37 , 38 , 39
NEW INTERNATIONAL CODE OF SIGNALS COMINC INTO FORCE 1ST JANUARY 1900 40
WRAGGE’S AUSTRALASIAN ALMANAC 41
PREFACE. 43
Advertising 44
INDEX. 45 , 46
ILLUSTRATIONS. 47
INDEX TO ADVERTISERS. 47
JANUARY FIRST MONTH. 48 , 49
FEBRUARY SECOND MONTH. 50 , 51
MARCH THIRD MONTH. 52 , 53
APRIL FOURTH MONTH. 54 , 55
MAY FIFTH MONTH. 56 , 57
JUNE SIXTH MONTH. 58 , 59
JULY SEVENTH MONTH. 60 , 61
AUGUST EIGHTH MONTH. 62 , 63
SEPTEMBER NINTH MONTH. 64 , 65
OCTOBER TENTH MONTH. 66 , 67
NOVEMBER ELEVENTH MONTH. 68 , 69
DECEMBER TWELFTH MONTH. 70 , 71
JANUARY, 31 DAYS 72
Me 73
Meteorology of Australia. 74
Diary for 113 Years, from 1844 to 1956. 75
ADMIRALTY KNOTS AND STATUTE MILES. 75
METEOROLOGICAL STATIONS IN QUEENSLAND, NEW GUINEA, NEW CALEDONIA AND THE SOUTH SEA ISLANDS.* 76 , 77 , 78 , 79
TROPICAL DIVISION. 79
EXTRA TROPICAL DIVISION. 79
STRAITS SETTLEMENTS. 79
JAVA. 80
WESTERN AUSTRALIA. NEW SOUTH WALES. 80
No title 80
VICTORIA. 80
NORTHERN TERRITORY, CENTRAL AUSTRALIA, AND SOUTH AUSTRALIA. 80
TASMANIA 80
NEW ZEALAND. 80
NEW CALEDONIA. 80
Meteorology of Australasia and Oceania. CHIEF WEATHER BUREAU, BRISBANE. 81 , 82
STANDARD INSTRUCTIONS The Barometer. 82 , 83 , 84 , 85
The Aneroid Barometer. 86 , 87
The Thermograph. 87 , 88
Barograph. 89 , 90
Dry and Wet Bulb Thermomoeters. 90 , 91 , 92 , 93 , 94
Earth Thermometers and Tubes. 94 , 95
Elcectric Thermometers. 95
Solar Radiation Thermometer. 96 , 97
Terrestrial Radiation Thermometer. 97 , 98
Standard Rules for the Scientific Observations of Rainfall. 98 , 99 , 100 , 101
Weather forecasting and Charts. 101 , 102 , 103 , 104 , 105 , 106
Rules for the Scientific Observoation of Wind and Weather. 107 , 108
Clouds. 109 , 110 , 111 , 112
How to Resd the Eas Meter. 112
TABLE FOR REDUCING THE BAROMETER TO 32° F. 113 , 114 , 115
THE ANEROID BAROMETER. 116
The Thermometer. 116 , 117
Specal Table 117
TABLE FOR DETERMINING THE PERCENTAGE OF RELATIVE HUMIDITY. 118 , 119
Comparison of Fahrenheit, Centigrade, & Reaumur's Thermometers 120
Weather. 120
Definitons and Glossary.* 121 , 122 , 123 , 124
General Temperature Table. 124
The Rates of Velocity of Rivers. 124
A Simple Barometer. 124
The Clock-Time of the World. 125
Table Showing Appaent or Natual Time 126 , 127
Corrections to be applied to Apparent or Natural Time Table 128
Equation of Time Table.* 129
Time. 129 , 130 , 131
EXAMPLES IN THE USE OF THESE TABLES. 131
The Solar System.* BRIEF RUNNING NOTES ON THE SUN, MOON AND PLANETS. 131 , 132 , 133 , 134
Kosciusko in Winter. 134 , 135 , 136 , 137 , 138 , 139 , 140 , 141
SYNOPSES. 141
Picture of a Typical Antarctic Storm. BAD WEATHER AT SEA—OCTOBER 3rd, 1899. 142
A Typical Anti-Cyclonic or Kigh pressure Nucleus. FINE WEATHER AT SEA—OCTOBER 5th 1899. 142 , 143
Astronomical Phenomena—1900. 143 , 144
NAUTICAL EPHEMERIS FOR THE YEAR 1900, FOR THE MERIDIAN OF THE ROYAL OBSERVATORY AT GREENWICH. TIME REDUCTION. 145 , 146
1900.—NAUTICAL EPHEMERIS.—JAN., XXXI DAYS. 147
1900—NAUTICAL EPHEMERIS.—FEB., XXVIII DAYS. 148
1900.—NAUTICAL EPHEMERIS.—MARCH, XXXI DAYS. 149
1900—NAUTICAL EPHEMERIS.—APRIL, XXX DAYS. 150
1900—NAUTICAL EPHEMERIS.—MAY, XXXI DAYS. 151
1900—NAUTICAL EPHEMERIS.—JUNE, XXX DAYS. 152
1900—NAUTICAL EPHEMERIS, JULY, XXXI DAYS. 153
1900.—NAUTICAL EPHEMERIS.—AUG., XXXI DAYS. 154
1900.—NAUTICAL EPHEMERIS.—SEPT., XXX DAYS. 155
1900—NAUTICAL EPHEMERIS.—OCT., XXXI DAYS. 156
1900—NAUTICAL EPHEMERIS.—NOV., XXX DAYS. 157
1900—NAUTICAL EPHEMERIS.—DEC., XXXI. DAYS. 158
TABLE I. 159
To Find Sidereal Time at any Mean Time and in any Longitude. TABLE II. TABLE III. 159
EXPLANATION TO TABLES II. AND III. 160
TABLE IV. 161
TABLE V. 162
TABLE VI. 163
EXPLANATION. 163
EXPLANATION TO TABLES IV. AND V. 164
RULE AND EXPLANATION OF TABLE A. 164
TABLE A. 165
TABLE 166
Eclipses, 1900. 167
Distance of Thunderstorm. 167
Weather Hints. 167
The New International Cobe of Signals. 168 , 169
Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea. 169 , 170 , 173 , 174 , 175
SHIPPING SIGNALS AT PORT OF FREMANTLE, W.A. SIGNALS AT FREMANTLE LIGHTHOUSES. 171
EXAMPLES 171
BERTHS AT MAIN JETTY. 171
VICTORIAN SIGNALS. 171
NEW SOUTH WALES TELEGRAPHIC STORM & GENERAL SIGNALS EXAMPLES 171
DESCRIPTIVE FLAGS 171
TIDE AND BAR SIGNALS. PORT NEWCASTLE BAR SIGNALS At Mast Head. 171
TIDE SIGNALS In Slings of Yard. 171
QUEENSLAND DESCRIPTIVE FLAGS 171
DISTINGUISHING PENNANTS 171
NUMERAL FLAGS USED AT ALL PORTS 171
DEPTH OF WATER ON THE BAR At Yard-Arm 171
HOBART SIGNALS 171
LAUNCESTON SIGNALS 171
NEW SOUTH WALES. Explanation of Storm and General Signals. 172
Ports Represented by Numerical Flags. 172
General Signals. 172
Time Ball. 172
Mail Steamers. 172
PORT NEWCASTLE. Explanation of Tide and Bar Signals. 172
HOBART SIGNALS. 172
LAUNCESTON SIGNALS. 172
WESTERN AUSTRALIA SIGNALS. 172
PORT ADELAIDE. 172
VICTORIAN SIGNALS. 172
BRISBANE SHIPPING SIGNAL CODE. 172
STEERING AND SAILING RULES. 175 , 176 , 177 , 178 , 179 , 180
Practical Rules for Sea Captains in the Hurricanes and Cgclones of the Tropics. 181
Uniform System of Buoyage. 182
The Coast Lights of Australia, Tasmania, and New Zealand. INTRODUCTORY REMARKS. Lights. 183 , 184
West Australia. 184 , 185 , 186
South Australia. 186 , 187 , 188
Victoria. 188 , 189 , 190 , 191 , 192
New South Wales. 192 , 193 , 194
Queensland. 194 , 195 , 196 , 197 , 198 , 199 , 200
Tasmania. 201 , 202
New Zealand. 202 , 203 , 204 , 207 , 208
Advertising 205
NEW ZEALAND 205
WELLINGTON HARBOUR BOARD. 205
NATIONAL FLAGS 205
ONE FLAG 205
TWO FLAGS 205
THREE FLAGS GENERAL SIGNALS 205
FOUR FLAGS 205
FLAGS IN USE IN ALL COLONIES 205
AUCKLAND AND COMMERCIAL CODE OF SIGNALS. 206
FOR FLAGS See INTERNATIONAL CODE, FRONTISPIECE. 206
WELLINGTON HARBOUR BOARD SIGNALS. 206
SIGNALS TO BE MADE BY VESSELS. 206
NEW ZEALAND TELEGRAPHIC WEATHER INTELLIGENCE. Weather Forecast Signals. GENERAL INFORMATION. 206
Sailing Directions for Principal Ports of Australasia. Western Australia. 209 , 210 , 211
South Australia. 211 , 212 , 213 , 214
Victoria. 214 , 215 , 216 , 217
New South Wales. 218 , 219 , 220 , 221 , 222
Queensland. 222 , 223 , 224 , 225 , 226 , 227 , 228 , 229 , 230
Tasmania. 230 , 231 , 232 , 233
New Zealand. 233 , 234 , 235 , 236 , 237
Port Harbour Dues and Other Port Charges. Western Australia. 238 , 239 , 240
South Australia. 240 , 241 , 242
Victoria. 242 , 243 , 244
New South Wales. 244 , 245 , 246
Queensland. 246 , 247 , 248
Tasmania. 248
New Zealand. 249
A Nautical Sketch. 249 , 250 , 251
In the Dloldrums. 251 , 252
List of foreign Consuls and Consular Agents. 252 , 253 , 254 , 255
Agents-General of the Australasian Colonies. 255
Admiralty Courts. 255 , 256
Marine Boards. 256 , 257 , 258
Shipping Officers. 258 , 259
Medìcines. 259
Medical Hints. 260
RECOGNITION AND TREATMENT OF DISEASE. 260 , 261 , 262 , 263 , 264 , 265
TO MAKE GLUTEN BREAD. 265
AGRICULTURAL TABLE, Showing 266 , 267 , 268 , 269
Agricultural Industry of Australasia. Western Australia. 270 , 271 , 272 , 273
South Australia. 274 , 275 , 276 , 277 , 278 , 279
Victoria. 279 , 280 , 281 , 282 , 283
New South Wales 284 , 285 , 286 , 287 , 288 , 289 , 290 , 291
Queensland. 291 , 292 , 293 , 294 , 295 , 296 , 297 , 298 , 299 , 300 , 301 , 302 , 303 , 304
Tasmania. 304 , 305 , 306 , 307
New Zealand. 307 , 308 , 309 , 310 , 311 , 312
Fiji. 313
New Guinea. 313 , 314
The Progress of Mining. 315 , 316 , 317 , 318 , 319 , 320 , 321 , 322 , 323 , 324 , 325 , 326 , 327 , 328 , 329 , 330 , 331 , 332 , 333 , 334
The Pastoral Industry of Australia in 1899. 335 , 336
The Microbe World. 336 , 337 , 338 , 339 , 340 , 341 , 342
Australian Fishes and the Fishing Industry. 342 , 343 , 344 , 345 , 346 , 347
Schcdules of Stamp Duties of the Australasian Colonies. WESTERN AUSTRALIA. 348 , 349
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. 349
VICTORIA. 349
NEW SOUTH WALES. 350
QUEENSLAND. 350 , 351 , 352
TASMANIA. 352 , 353
NEW ZEALAND. 353 , 354 , 355
Australasian Postal and Telegraphic Information. WESTERN AUSTRALIA. RATES OF POSTAGE. 355 , 356
TELEGRAPHIC INFORMATION. 356
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. RATES OF POSTAGE. 356 , 357
TELEGRAPHIC INFORMATION. 357 , 358
VICTORIA. RATES OF POSTAGE. 358 , 359 , 360
TELEGRAPHIC INFORMATION. 360
NEW SOUTH WALES. RATES OF POSTAGE.* 361 , 362 , 363
TELEGRAPHIC INFORMATION. 363
QUEENSLAND. RATES OF POSTAGE. 364 , 365 , 366
TELEGRAPHIC INFORMATION. 366
TASMANIA. RATES OF POSTAGE. 366 , 367
TELEGRAPHIC INFORMATION. 367
NEW ZEALAND. RATES OF POSTAGE. 367 , 368 , 369
TELEGRAPHIC INFORMATION. 369
NEW SOUTH WALES TARIFF. THE PERMANENT TARIFF. 369
AUSTRALASIAN TARIFFS, 1900. 370 , 371 , 372 , 373 , 374 , 375 , 376 , 377 , 378 , 379 , 380 , 381 , 382 , 383 , 384 , 385 , 386 , 387 , 388 , 389 , 390 , 391 , 392 , 393
Events of Interest. FROM 1ST. DECEMBER, 1898, TO 11TH. DECEMBER, 1899. AUSTRALASIAN. 394 , 395 , 396 , 397 , 398
EUROPEAN AND AMERICAN. 398 , 399 , 400 , 401 , 402 , 403 , 404
MEMO. 404
Advertising 405 , 406 , 407 , 408 , 409 , 410

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