The Gulf Stream

John R. Bartlett
April 1882
My paper, read before the Institute last winter, was so kindly received, that it is with pleasure I now give the results of the Blake's summer cruise in the Gulf ...

High-Powered Guns: A Study

Lieut. E. W. Very
April 1882
Mr. Chairman: The substance of what I have the honor to submit to you this evening I have called a study. Not that I am afflicted with the fashionable disease ...

Discussion On Ocean Lanes

Lieut. F. W. Nichols
April 1882
Hon. R. B. Forbes.—I would call attention to the pressing necessity for the consideration of separate tracks out and home for steamers navigating the Atlantic. As long ago as 1854 ...

Notes on the Literature of Explosives

Chas. E. Munroe
April 1882
Among- the curious applications of the high explosives is their use in clearing out the obstructions in blast furnaces which are still in operation. An account of this use of ...

Professional Notes

J. E. Hilgard
April 1882
[Transcript from U. S. Coast Survey Report for 1881.] The length of a nautical mile is defined as the one-sixtieth part of that of a degree of a great circle ...


April 1882
No publication will be noticed under this head, unless a copy, to be placed in the Institute Library, is sent to the Corresponding Secretary at Annapolis, Md.Egyptian Obelisks. ...

Bibliographic Notices

April 1882
ANNALEN DER HYDROGRAPHIE U. MARITIMEN METEOROLOGIE. 1882.Part I. Notice of the researches of A. Colding on the storm flood from the 12th to 14th of November, 1872, in the Baltic ...

Books Received

April 1882
Almanach für die K. K. Kriegs Marine. 1882.Annalen der Hydrographie und maritimen Meteorologie. 1880, 1881. Parts I-IV. 1882.American Geographical Society. Vols. XI and XII. Bulletins 3 and 4, 1881. Bulletin ...

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