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Page 42 - The two temperate, zones are all those parts lying between the tropics and the polar circles; consequently, there is one of these in the northern, and one in the southern hemisphere. We, in the United States, are inhabitants of the north temperate zone. The two frigid zones lie between the polar circles and the poles, and have their name from the excessive cold in those parts.
Page 7 - An isthmus is a neck of land, which joins a peninsula to the main land, or two parts of a continent together.
Page 28 - Mayne. (See map for the remainder of the answer.) 802. What is the extent of Germany from north to south, and from east to west ? Answer. Germany extends from the Baltic Sea, on the north, to the Gulf of Venice, on the south ; and from the River Rhine, on the west, to the Oder, on the east. 803. What countries does Germany comprise ? Answer. Germany comprises about one third of the empire of Austria ; the greater part of Prussia ; Holstein and...
Page 6 - Russia in the north; Tartary and Thibet in the middle; Turkey, Arabia, Persia, in the west; Beloochistan, Afghanistan, Hindostan, Farther India, China, Corea, and Japan, in the south and southeast.
Page 16 - Island; Hartford, in Connecticut; New York, in the State of New York; Philadelphia, in Pennsylvania; Baltimore, in Maryland; Richmond, in Virginia; Raleigh, in North Carolina; Savannah, in Georgia; New Orleans...
Page 31 - RUSSIA. The empire of Russia, which includes the most of the north of Europe and all the north of Asia, is the most extensive empire on the globe, and is more than twice as large as all Europe ; but the principal part of it is very thinly inhabited. The Asiatic part is far the larger in extent ; but the European part is far the more populous ; though this is much less populous than the middle and south...
Page 7 - A FRITH or ESTUARY is the widening of a river at its mouth into an arm of the sea; as that of the river Amazon.
Page 7 - A gulf or bay is a part of a sea, extending up into the land. 22. What is a strait? 23. What is a sound ? Answer. A strait is a narrow passage of water joining two seas, or one part of a sea with another. A channel is a similar passage of water, wider than a strait.