An inquiry into the nature and course of storms in the Indian Ocean south of the Equator : with a view of discovering their origin, extent, rotatory character, rate and direction of progression, barometric depression and other concomitant phenomena : for the practical purpose of enabling ships to ascertain the proximity and relative position of hurricanes : with suggestions on the means of avoiding them


Alexander Thom
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Most of this book relates to the island of Mauritius, where the author was stationed as a military surgeon.