Scottish Geographical Magazine

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Royal Scottish Geographical Society., 1901 - Geography

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Page 37 - ... degree of west longitude shall prove to be at the distance of more than ten marine leagues from the ocean, the limit between the British possessions and the line of coast which is to belong to Russia as above mentioned...
Page 88 - Arbitrators may deem to be applicable to the case, and which are not in contravention of the foregoing rule. (c .) In determining the boundary-line, if territory of one Party be found by the Tribunal to have been at the date of this Treaty in the occupation of the subjects or citizens of the other Party, such effect shall be given to such occupation as reason, justice, the principles of international law, and the equities of the case shall, in the opinion of the Tribunal, require.
Page 87 - Island, which point lies in the parallel of 54 degrees 40 minutes north latitude, and between the 131st and 133d degree of west longitude (meridian of Greenwich), the said line shall ascend to the north along the channel called Portland Channel, as far as the point of the continent where it strikes the 56th degree...
Page 37 - The line of demarcation between the Possessions of the High Contracting Parties, upon the Coast of the Continent, and the Islands of America to the North-West...
Page 37 - That whenever the summit of the mountains which extend in a direction parallel to the coast, from the 56th degree of north latitude to the point of intersection of the 141st degree of west longitude, shall prove to be at the distance of more than...
Page 511 - Geography is that part of mixed mathematics which explains the state of the Earth and of its parts, depending on quantity, viz. its figure, place, magnitude, and motion with the celestial appearances, etc. By some it is taken in too limited a sense, for a bare description of the several countries ; and by others too extensively, who along with such a description would have their political constitution.
Page 217 - Say not thou. What is the cause that the former days were better than these ? for thou dost not inquire wisely concerning this.
Page 351 - ... and personifications, personal signs, personal abstractions, and personal attributions — which make up the distinctively human sort of being. THE DEFINITION OF PATTERN I spoke, just now, of relatively enduring patterns, and since this term will be repeated time and again in this presentation, it may be well at this point to say a few words about the word pattern itself. I shall give you a definition of...
Page 37 - ... point, the line of demarcation shall follow the summit of the mountains situated parallel to the coast as far as the point of intersection of the 141st degree of west longitude, (of the same meridian;) and finally, from the said point of intersection, the said meridian line of the 141st degree, in its prolongation as far as the Frozen ocean.
Page 37 - The above-mentioned liberty of commerce shall not apply to the trade in spirituous liquors, in fire-arms, or other arms, gunpowder, or other warlike stores; the High Contracting Parties reciprocally engaging not to permit the above-mentioned articles to be sold or delivered, in any manner whatever, to the natives of the country.

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