CONTENTS:- 1. The Oceans Come to Earth 2. Riddles of the Earth-Plan 3. Sages at Sea 4. The Edge of the Ocean 5. On the Bottom 6. Oceanography 7. Searching the Deeps 8. How the Winds Rule the Ocean 9. Where the Ocean Rivers Run 10. The Rhythms of the Tides 11. The Strange Story of Coral 12. The Frozen Seas 13. Divers and Diving Devices 14. Life in the Depths 15. Fishing and Fisheries 16. Leviathan and his Relations 17. Sea Superstitions 18. The Port of Missing Ships
Oceanography is a rapidly growing science, which becomes more and more Complex as detailed theoretical analyses of the different oceanic phenomena are carried out. There are several volumes which deal in detail, and at an advanced level, with different aspects of the Physical and Biological aspects of oceanography, but the aim of the present book is to gather together all those aspects of the subject which are relevant to students, Teachers and oceanographers.