Rudiments of modern geography

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Oliver and Boyd, 1866 - 122 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 10 - Greek Grammar for the Use of Colleges and Schools. By Professor GEDDES, University of Aberdeen. 4s. The author has endeavoured to combine the clearness and conciseness of the older Greek Grammars with the accuracy and fulness of more recent ones.
الصفحة 119 - Aries the Ram, Taurus the Bull, Gemini the Twins, Cancer the Crab, Leo the Lion, Virgo the Virgin, Libra the Balance, Scorpio the Scorpion, Sagittarius the Archer, Capricornus the Goat, Aquarius the Waterbearer, and Pisces the Fishes...
الصفحة 4 - A carefully compiled history for the use of schools. The writer has consulted the more recent authorities : his opinions are liberal, and on the whole just and impartial : the succession of events is developed with clearness, and...
الصفحة 11 - HISTORY OF ENGLISH LITERATURE; with an OUTLINE of the ORIGIN- and GROWTH of the ENGLISH LANGUAGE. Illustrated by EXTRACTS. For Schools and Private STUDENTS. By WILLIAM SPALDING, AM, Professor of Logic, Rhetoric, and Metaphysics, in the University of St Andrews. Continued to 1870. 3s. 6d. Spectator...
الصفحة 10 - The lines drawn from pole to pole are called meridians. The circle formed by two meridians divides the globe into eastern and western hemispheres. Longitude is the distance of a place east or west from the first meridian. The ecliptic is a circle round the middle region of the globe, corresponding to the sun's path in the heavens.
الصفحة 11 - An island is a smaller portion of land altogether surrounded by water. A peninsula is a portion of land almost surrounded by water. An isthmus is a narrow neck of land joining two continents, or a peninsula and a continent.
الصفحة 10 - CLYDE, LL.D., one of the Classical Masters of the Edinburgh Academy. With Prefatory Notice by JOHN S.

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