[Review of The Straits of the Baltic, by H A Meyer]
Oceanography, Physical Geography, Navigation, Government, Observation, Instruments, Meteorology
William B Carpenter
Remarks that the 'necessity of an accurate and complete knowledge of the physical geography of the sea [...] not only as an aid to navigation but as a preliminary to study of the distribution of marine life, is now so far recognised that systematic observations tending towards this end have become a part of the regular duty in British and American government vessels' (536).
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