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A Long Voyage

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"A Long Voyage" is a 1997 film directed by Andrey Khrzhanovsky.

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Google previewThe dictionary of medical and surgical knowledge, by the editor of the 'Dictionary of useful knowledge'. (1864)

Such is the astringent and specific effect of sea air on the human constitution, that during a long voyage, with every care paid to the health of the passengers by as far as possible making a change in the aliment, the system will succumb, and those of the soundest constitution fall sick under that most prostrating of diseases, scurvy. To remedy the predisposition to this scourge of the mariner and all compelled for a time to travel by sea, LIME JUICE, the most portable and useful of all the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Marine Sciences (1998)

by Hanneke J.G. Baretta-Bekker, Egbert K. Duursma, Bouwe R. Kuipers

Only few survived and reached the Lena delta after a long voyage on ice that drifted in the wrong direction. After three years the wreckage from the Jeanette reached the shores of Greenland, proving the existence of an Arctic Ocean instead of land under the North Pole. This brought F. Nansen to the idea of the Fram Expedition. jellyfish free-swimming medusoid stage of Cnidaria, — > medusa. JOIDES (Joint Oceanographic Institutions for Deep Earth Sampling) a formal agreement ...

Google previewA Dictionary Of The Bible (2004)

Supplement -- Articles by James Hastings

they alone had sufficient spread of canvas, or strength of build, or storage room, to go a long voyage and remain out of sight of land for a number of days. The warships were slighter in construction, moved in a inoro agile way, and were ...

Google previewA New Mathematical Dictionary (1743)

Wherein is Contain'd, Not Only the Explanation of the Bare Terms, But Likewise an History of the Rise, Progress, State, Properties, Etc. of Things, Both in Pure Mathematics and Natural Philosophy, So Far as These Last Come Under a Mathematical Consideration by Edmund Stone

PLA IN SA 1 L IN G, is the Art of finding all the Varieties of the Ship's Motion on a Plane, where all the Meridians are made parallel, and the Parallels at Right Angles with the Meridians, and the Degrees of each Parallel equal to those of the Equinoëtial ; which tho' notoriously false in itself, supposing the Earth and Sea to be a plane Flatness, and each Parallel equal to the Equinoctial ; yet by laying down Places accordingly, and breaking a long Voyage into many short ones, a Voyage ...

Google previewA New Mathematical Dictionary Wherein is Contain'd, Not Only the Explanation of the Bare Terms, But Likewise an History of the Rise, Progress, State, Properties, & C. of Things, Both in Pure Mathematics, and Natural Philosophy ... By E. Stone, F.R.S. .. (1743)

by Edmund Stone

PLA IN SA IL IN G, is the Art of finding all the Varieties of the Ship's Motion on a Plane, where all the Meridians are made parallel, and the Parallels at Right Angles with the Meridians, and the Degrees of each Parallel equal to thofe of the Equinoćtial ; which tho' notoriously falfe in itfelf, suppofing the Earth and Sea to be a plane Flatnefs, and each Paraliel equal to the Equinoctial ; yet by laying down Places accordingly, and breaking a long Voyage into many short ones, a Voyage may ...

Google previewUres̓ Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines (1867)

Containing a Clear Exposition of Their Principles and Practice by Andrew Ure

There are many reasons why common loaves of bread could not be used during a long voyage: because, containing a fermenting principle, they would soon become musty and unfit for food if made previous to the voyage, while the preparation of them on board ship is subject to insuperable objections. Biscuits contain no leaven, and, when well baked throughout, they suffer little change during a long voyage. The allowance of biscuit to each seaman on board a queen's ship is a ...

Google previewUre's Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines ... Edited by R. Hunt. ... Fifth edition, ... rewritten and ... enlarged (1860)

by Andrew URE

There are many reasons why common loaves of bread could not be used during a long voyage: because, containing a fermenting principle, they would soon become musty and unfit for food if made previous to the voyage, while the preparation of them on board ship is subject to insuperable objections. Biscuits contain no leaven, and, when well baked throughout, they suffer little change during a long voyage. The allowance of biscuit to each seaman on board a queen's ship is a ...

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My ship was also in better condition than when she sailed from Boston on her long voyage. She was still as sound as a nut, and as tight as the best ship afloat. She did not leak a drop - not one drop! (Joshua Slocum)
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