These divisions will be 10 deg., or 40 minutes of time, apart.
The top ends are cut to an angle of 45 deg., the slope beginning 1/2 in.
In the illustrations here given the mirrors are inclined at an angle of 75 deg., and five reflected images are produced.
At Larnaka, the mean temperature in February is about 52 deg., and in August 81 deg.
Several times the thermometer at sunrise has been as low as 68 deg., and 74 deg.
Water contracts when freezing until it sinks to 40 deg., and then it expands as ice is formed.
Poles are placed on this at an angle of about 45 deg., forming a lean-to that will be entirely open in front when finished.
Summer temperature 80½ to 86 deg.; winter temperature in the eastern coast districts, 59 deg.
The bulb, held under my tongue, stood at 100 deg.; under that of the natives, at 98 deg.
Here it may be rapidly boiled down till the heat rises to about 225 deg., without risk of burning.