Contents

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  • The circulation of the atmosphere, Plate III
  • Southeast trade-wind region the larger
  • The offices of the atmosphere
  • It is a powerful machine
  • Whence come the rains that feed the great rivers
  • How vapor passes from one hemisphere to the other
  • Evaporation greatest about latitude 17o-20o
  • The rainy seasons
  • Rainless regions
  • Why mountains have a dry and a rainy side
  • The immense fall of rain upon the Western Ghauts in India: how caused
  • Vapor for the Patagonia rains comes from the North Pacific
  • The mean annual fall of rain
  • Evaporation from the Indian Ocean
  • Evidences of design
  • Adaptation
  • Table of Contents
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