- Establishment of a port
Establishment of a Port, the technical expression for the time that elapses between the moon's transit across the meridian at new or full moon at a given place and the time of high water at that place. The interval (constant at any one place) may vary from 6 mins. (
Harwich) to II hrs. ~5 mins. ( North Foreland). At London Bridgeit is Ihr. 58 mins.
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