Of the Substance, internal Structure, and Composition of the Earth,

Page 87 1. To explain of what Substances the Earth is com

posed. 2. The Earth divided into a consistent and fluid Part, and the Atmosphere ; or into Earth, Water, and

Air. 3. How the Earth and Water bold together, and

constitute one Globe. 4. The Surface of the Earth continued, but not the

Surface of the Waters. 5. How the parts of the Earth are, from the Sur.

face to the Center, is uncertain. 6. That Earth has its Consistency and Coherence from $ Salt. Linn 7. Different kinds of Earth variously mixed in the

Globe. 8. The Situation and Disposition of the Parts of the Earth different at different Times.


Of the Division of the Parts of the Earth into

integrant Parts of the Sea. . Page 103 1. Part of the Earth covered with Water, and : Part not. 2. Tbe dry Parts separated from each other by the

Waters between. 3. Four great Continents enumerated. 4. Ten great Islands enumerated. 5. Ten moderate Isands enumerated. 6. Ten small. Isands enumerated. 7. The smallesi Isands enumerated. 8. The Peninsulas, Isthmusses, and Capes, or HeadLands,

9. Fourten

9. Fourteen Peninsula's enumerated.
10. The more remarkable Iftmusses enumerated.

СНАР. ІХ. Of Mountains in general, and the Ways of taking their Altitude.

Page 119 1. The Parts of the Earth are of different Al. titudes. 2. To find the Height of a Mountain by Al

timetry. 3. The Height of a Mountain being given, to find

it's Distance from a certain Place. 4. The Distance being given from whence the Top

of a Mountain is first seen; to find it's

Height. 5. The Height of a Mountain being known, to

find the utmost Distance whereto it may be

seen. 6. The Sun's Height above the Horizon being given

at any Time, and the Length of the Shadow of the Mountain at that Time, to find the Height

of the Mountain. 7. The Height of Mountains bears no sensible Pro

portion to the Semidiameter of the Earth, or does

not hinder the Sphericity of the Globe. 8. To explain the Origin of Mountains. 9. Why Rains and watery Meteors are frequent on

the Tops of Mountains, whilst it is fair below. 10. Wbether the Surface of a Mountain be more ca

pacious than the Plain it stands on.

CH A P. X.

Of the Differences of Mountains. Page 135

1. Some Mountains are large, 'other's small.. 2. The more famous Mountains enumeratėd..

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