Geographical Compilation for the Use of Schools: Being an Accurate Description of All the Empires, Kingdoms, Republics and States, in the Known World: with an Account of Their Population, Government, Religion, Manners, Literature, Universities, History, Civil Divisions, Ecclesiastical Hierarchy, Principal Cities (with an Account of Their Importance, Remarkable Monuments, Illustrious Citizens, Commerce and Population) &c. &c. &c. The Whole Arranged in Catechetical Form, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Page vii - BBOWN, of the said district, hath deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as author, in the words following, to wit : " Sertorius : or, the Roman Patriot.
Page 129 - Thebes4 also; but some suppose that Thebes was built many lean, on the east by the Isthmus of Suez and the Red Sea, on the south by Nubia, and on the west by the Creat Desert and the province of Barca.
Page 193 - Europe, bounded on the north by the English Channel, the Strait of Dover, and the North Sea ; on the east by Belgium, Luxemburg, Germany, Switzerland, and Italy ; on the south by Spain and the Mediterranean Sea, and on the west by the Bay of Biscay and the Atlantic Ocean. It extends from lat. 42° 25' to 51° 5
Page vi - Geographical compilation for the use of schools: being an accurate description of all the empires, kingdoms, republics and states, in the known world: with an account of their population, government, religion, manners, literature, universities, history, civil divisions, ecclesiastical hierarchy, principal cities (with an account of their importance, remarkable monuments, illustrious citizens, commerce and population) &c.
Page 1 - Q. What is an Isthmus ? A. An isthmus is a narrow neck of land which joins a peninsula to a.cuauueut.
Page 157 - Sea, the Archipelago, the Sea of Marmora, the Black Sea, the Sea of Azof, and Mount Caucasus ; East, the Caspian Sea, the river Ural, and the Ural Mountains.
Page xiv - ... astronomical equator. The geodetic equator is shown on charts. A fictitious equator is a reference line serving as the origin for measurement of fictitious latitude. A transverse or inverse equator is a meridian the plane of which is perpendicular to the axis of a transverse projection. An oblique equator is a great circle the plane of which is perpendicular to the axis of an oblique projection. A grid equator is a line perpendicular to a prime grid meridian at the origin.
Page 250 - Macedonia ; on the east by the .żEgean, on the south by the Mediterranean, and on the west by the Ionian seas.
Page 396 - Germany, bounded on the north by Bohemia and Moravia, on the east by Hungary, on the south by Stiria, and on the west by the archbishopric of Saltzburg ; the river Ens divides it into Upper and Lower.
Page 456 - Some such belief it must have been that led another to say, "There is more water than land in Holland." As an example of carefully detailed inaccuracy, the following takes a high rank: "Holland is bounded on the north by the Baltic Sea and Denmark, on the east by Hungary and Russia, on the south by France and Spain, and on the west by the Irish Sea and St. George's Channel.

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