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A System of Modern Geography ...: Illustrated by an Atlas of Eighteen Maps ... - Page 23
by Samuel Augustus Mitchell - 1844
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A New System of Modern Geography, Or, A General Description of All the ...

Elijah Parish - Geography - 1810 - 370 pages
...the earth has been ascertained by its being sailed round by several navigators. The axis of the earth is an imaginary line, passing through its centre from north to south, about which it revolves in 24 hours. The northern extremity of this axis is called the north pole ;...
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Geography: Or, A Description of the World. In Three Parts. Part I ...

Daniel Adams - Geography - 1821 - 337 pages
...by clusters of small dots; boundaries of countries and states by dotted lines. The Axis of the earth is an imaginary line passing through its centre, from north to south, about which it revolves in 24 hours. The northern extremity of this is is called the North Pole, and...
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Elements of Geography, Ancient and Modern: With an Atlas

Joseph Emerson Worcester - Geography - 1822 - 322 pages
...the heavens, having the fixed stars drawn upon it in their natural situation. The aa-is of a globe is an imaginary line passing through its centre from north to south, around which it revolves. The poles are the extremities of the axis terminated by the surface of the...
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An Introduction to Ancient and Modern Geography: To which are Added Rules ...

Jacob Abbot Cummings - Geography - 1825 - 204 pages
...which these stars are arranged. Each globe consists of several parts. The axis of the globe, or earth, is an imaginary line, passing through its centre from north to south, around which it performs its diurnal or daily revolution in 24 hours from west to east, which causes...
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Practical System of Modern Geography: Or, A View of the Present State of the ...

Jesse Olney - Geography - 1836 - 288 pages
...artificial representation of the heavens, on which the stars are laid down in their natural situations. Q. What is the Axis of the Earth ? A. It is an imaginary line passing through the centre of it, upon which it is supposed to turn. Q. What are the Poles of the Earth ? A. They are...
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The American School Geography: Embracing a General View of Mathematical ...

Barnum Field - Geography - 1837 - 156 pages
...Northern, part. Interior part. S. part. N. Eastern, part. Eastern part. SE part. The .An* of the earth is an imaginary line passing through its centre from north to south, about which it revolves in 24 hours. The northern end of this axis, is called the north pole, and the...
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Huntington's Introduction to Modern Geography: For Beginners and Common ...

Nathaniel Gilbert Huntington - Geography - 1838 - 166 pages
...every twenty-four hours. 11. The surface of the earth is the outside of it. 13. The axis of the earth is an imaginary line passing through its centre from north to south. 12. The centre of the earth is the innermost point of it 14. The poles of the earth are the two extremities...
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The American School Geography: Embracing a General View of Mathematical ...

Barnum Field - Geography - 1840 - 152 pages
...Northern, part. Interior part. S. part. N.Ecstern. part. Eastern part. SE part. The Axis of the earth is an imaginary line passing through its centre from north to south, about which it revolves in 24 hours. The northern end of this axis, is called the north pole, and the...
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Boston School Atlas

Benjamin Franklin Edmands - History - 1841
...dark shades ; deserts, by clusters of small dots ; boundaries, by dotted lines. The Axis of the earth is an imaginary line passing through its centre from north to south. The extremities of the Axis are called the POLES. The EQ.UATOR or EQ.UINOX, is an imaginary circle,...
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Union Map Questions: Adapted to the Principal Atlases Now in Use in the ...

John B. Fairfield - Geography - 1842 - 119 pages
...turning on its axis, like a wheel ; this takes place daily, or once in 24 hours. The axis of the earth is an imaginary line passing through its centre from north to south, the north pole is its northern extremity, the south pole the southern extremity. A hemisphere...
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