Cornell's Intermediate Geography: Forming Part Second of Systematic Series of School Geographies

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D. Appleton and Company, 1878 - Geography - 102 pages

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Page 16 - South, from the Atlantic on the East to the Pacific on the West, placed between Europe and Asia, and closely connected, —for oceans unite, not separate,—with both.
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