The Journal of the Royal Geographical Society of London, Volume 24 (Google eBook)

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J. Murray, 1854 - Geography
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Page 393 - History of Latin Christianity ; including that of the Popes to the Pontificate of Nicholas V.
Page 392 - Handbook of Architecture. Being a Concise and Popular Account of the Different Styles prevailing in all Ages and Countries in the World. With a Description of the most remarkable Buildings.
Page 222 - We halted our beasts as if by word of command. All of us descended, in imitation of the pious of old, and sat down, jaded and hungry as we were, to feast our eyes with a view of the Holy City.
Page xlix - Access to an open Polar Sea, in connection with the search after Sir John Franklin and his companions.
Page 381 - LUSHINGTON'S (MRs.) Narrative of a Journey from Calcutta to Europe, by way of Egypt. Second Edition. Post 8vo. 8s. 6d. LYELL'S (SiR CHARLES) Principles of Geology; or, the Modern Changes of the Earth and its Inhabitants considered as illustrative of Geology. Ninth Edition. Woodcuts. 8vo. 18s. Manual of Elementary Geology ; or, the Ancient Changes of the Earth and its Inhabitants illustrated by its Geological Monuments.
Page 340 - SO'OO inches as the average height of the barometer at the level of the sea (which is however too much), the altitude of the upper station is at once obtained by inspection of Table I, correcting for temperature of the stratum of air traversed by table II.
Page liii - The Imperial Gazetteer; A General Dictionary of Geography, Physical, Political, Statistical, and Descriptive...
Page 293 - The river is, indeed, a magnificent one, often more than a mile broad, and adorned with many islands of from three to five miles in length. Both islands and banks...
Page lxxi - THE minutes of the previous meeting having been read and confirmed, the President referred to the intimation that Mr.
Page 293 - From the bend up to the north, called Katima-molelo (I quenched fire), the bed of the river is rocky, and the stream runs fast, forming a succession of rapids and cataracts, which prevent continuous navigation when the water is low.

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