| Archibald Patoun - Navigation - 1734 - 414 pages
...Circumference of every Circle is fuppofed to be divided into 360 equal Parts, called Degrees ; and **each Degree is divided into 60 equal Parts, called Minutes ; and each Minute** into 60 e?ual Parts, called Seconds; and 'thefe into Thirds, 'ourtbs, &c, thefe Parts being greater... | |
| William Butler - Astronomy - 1803 - 440 pages
...and then to obferve the different altitudes of the fame ftar at the two extremities of that diftance. **Each degree is divided into 60 equal parts called minutes ; and each minute** into 60 feconds, Sec. Degrees are marked with a fmall cypher over them ("), minutes with one dam (... | |
| Geography - 1820 - 335 pages
...any circle. A Degree of a great circle of the earth contains 60 geographical, Or 69$ English miles. **Each degree is divided into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute** into 60seconds. Degrees are usually marked with a small cypher over them (°), minutes with one dash... | |
| Joseph Allen - America - 1832 - 128 pages
...globe, is divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees, and each degree contains about 09 A miles. **Each degree is divided into 60 equal parts, called minutes, and each minute** into 60 equal parts, called seconds. Questions for Review. How many degrees are there in the circumference... | |
| John Lee Comstock - Astronomy - 1838 - 268 pages
...LONGITUDE. Definitions. All circles surrounding the earth are divided into 360 equal parts called degrees ; **each degree is divided into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute** into 60 parts called seconds. The signs by which these are indicated are 360° degrees, 60' minutes,... | |
| Charles Davies - Geometrical drawing - 1840 - 264 pages
...for the measurement of angles. For this purpose it is divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees, **each degree is divided into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute** into 60 equal parts called seconds. The degrees, minutes, and seconds, are marked thus, °, ', " ;... | |
| Benjamin Franklin Edmands - 1841 - 88 pages
...Antarctic Circle. See fig. 2. A DEGREE is the 360th part of a circle, and contains CPJ English miles ; **each degree is divided into 60 equal parts, called minutes; and each minute** into 60 equal parts, called seconds. They are marked (°) degrees, (') minutes, (") seconds. The LONGITUDE... | |
| Charles Davies - Geometrical drawing - 1846 - 254 pages
...the measurement of angles. 26. How is it divided? It is divided into 360 equal parts called degrees, **each degree is divided into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute** into 60 equal parts called seconds. The degrees, minutes, and seconds, are marked thus, °, ', " ;... | |
| John Radford Young - Arithmetic - 1852 - 232 pages
...called degrees; these, of course, are longer or shorter, according as the circle is greater or less. **Each degree is divided into 60 equal parts, called minutes; and each minute** into 60 equal parts, called seconds: the marks for degrees, minutes, and seconds, are a small ° for... | |
| Dana Pond Colburn - Arithmetic - 1852 - 228 pages
...whether the circle be large or small, is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts called degrees. **Each degree is divided into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute** into 60 equal parts called seconds. A degree is to be regarded simply as the 360th part of the circumference... | |
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