The "Floating Island" appears at intervals on the upper portion of the lake near the mouth of the beck.
Beck's next success was in reaching an understanding as to the language to be employed in Parliament.
Beck's successor Bienerth 1 attempted to rule by means of a Cabinet of mere officials, in which undersecretaries of State were appointed as temporary directors of their respective departments.
They were regarded as little more than foreign rulers who followed every beck and call of their British masters.
In Beck's hydrometer the zero of the scale corresponds to density 1 000 and the division 30 to density.