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The Eruption of Vesuvius in 1872

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Author: Luigi Palmieri
Published: 1873
Language: English
Wordcount: 40,303 / 128 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 38.8
LoC Category: DG
Downloads: 641
Added to site: 2010.08.22 28771
Genre: History

With Notes, and an Introductory Sketch of the Present State of Knowledge of Terrestrial Vulcanicity, the Cosmical Nature and Relations of Volcanoes and Earthquakes, by Robert Mallet.

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nicated to the Royal Irish Academy my Paper, "On the Dynamics of Earthquakes," printed in Vol. XXI., Part I., of the Transactions of that Academy, and published the same year in which it was my good fortune to have been able to colligate the observed facts, and bringing them together under the light of the known laws of production and propagation of vibratory waves in elastic, solid, liquid and gaseous bodies, and of the production and propagation of liquid waves of translation in water varying in depth, to prove that all the phenomena of earthquake shocks could be accounted for by a single impulse given at a single centre. The definition given by me in that Paper is that an earthquake is "The transit of a wave or waves of elastic compression in any direction, from vertically upwards to horizontally, in any azimuth, through the crust and surface of the earth, from any centre of impulse or from more than one, and which may be attended with sound and tidal waves dependent upon the impulse and upon circumsta



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