The illustrated London geography

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Page 73 - Africa is bounded on the north by the Mediterranean Sea ; on the west, by the Atlantic Ocean ; on the east, by the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean ; and on the south, by the Southern Ocean, a name which is' given to the southwardly belt of water in which the Atlantic and Indian Oceans mingle.
Page 12 - Scotland, on the East by the German Ocean, on the South by the English Channel, and on the West by St.
Page 81 - ... me. Before I take leave of the Jerseys, it is necessary I should give some account of this province. New Jersey is situated between the...
Page 9 - The continent is bounded on the north by the Mediterranean Sea, on the west by the Atlantic Ocean, on the east by the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean, and on the south by the confluence of the Atlantic and Indian oceans off the Cape of Good Hope.
Page 24 - It is divided into four provinces: Ulster in the north, Leinster in the east, Munster in the south, and Connaught in the west. The...
Page 12 - This ancient principality has a large extent of sea-coast, being bounded on the north by the Irish Sea ; on the west by St. George's Channel ; on the south by the Bristol Channel ; and on the east by the counties of Monmouth, Hereford, Salop, and Cheshire.
Page 125 - ... wide expanse had I been told That deep-browed Homer ruled as his demesne ; Yet did I never breathe its pure serene Till I heard Chapman speak out loud and bold : Then felt I like some watcher of the skies When a new planet swims into his ken ; Or like stout Cortez when with eagle eyes He stared at the Pacific — and all his men Looked at each other in a wild surmise, Silent upon a peak in Darien.
Page 57 - Austrian dominions and Russia, east by the Black Sea, the Sea of Marmora, and the Archipelago, south and west by the Mediterranean.
Page 35 - ... of canals by which the different basins to which these rivers belong have been made to communicate with each other, so as to give a continuous navigation from the Arctic Ocean to the Black Sea, and from the Baltic to the Caspian ; together with a network of branch canals, by which all the great towns of the interior have ready access to their outports and to each other ; and secondly, in the system of railways, by which internal commerce will eventually be still more thoroughly opened up.

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