Cornell's High School Geography: Forming Part Third of a Systematic Series of School Geographies : Comprising a Description of the World : Arranged with Special References to the Wants and Capacities of Pupils in the Senior Classes of Public and Private Schools : Embellished by Numerous Engravings and Accompanied by a Large and Complete Atlas, Drawn and Engraved Expressly for this Work

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D. Appleton & Company, 1867 - 405 oldal
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321. oldal - CIRCLE is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, all the points of which are equally distant from a point within called the centre; as the figure ADB E.
323. oldal - A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
325. oldal - In this case, it is obvious that the plane of the circle of illumination would be perpendicular to a line drawn from the centre of the sun to the centre of the earth...
42. oldal - We have now a territorial extent nearly ten times as large as that of Great Britain and France combined ; three times as large as the whole of France, Britain, Austria, Prussia, Spain, Portugal, Belgium, Holland, and Denmark together ; one and a half times as large as the Russian empire in Europe...
345. oldal - ... peculiar character is obviously dependent upon that of the country in which they are situated. As it is the property of water to follow a descent, and the greatest descent that occurs in its way, the course of a river points out generally the direction in which the land declines, and the degree of the declination determines in part the velocity of its current, for the rapidity of a stream is influenced both by its volume of water and the declivity of its channel. Hence one river often pours its...
32. oldal - ... soap, $30,000 ; butter and cheese, $30,000 ; candies, $10,000; dried fruits, $2,000; boots and shoes, $220,000; pottery, $5,000; cut stone, $20,000; cut wood, $200,000. The total productions for 1891 were — Dollars. Pastoral 9, 500, ooo Agricultural 6, 800, ooo Mining 200. ooo The city of Cordoba, the capital of the Province, is situated on the right bank of the Rio Primero. The census taken in 1887 showed that it had at that time, 66,247 inhabitants. It was in this city that the first national...
218. oldal - Africa ; the small Islands of St. Pierre and Miquelon, in the Gulf of St. Lawrence ; the Islands of St.
16. oldal - Republic, is given to that form of government in which the supreme power is placed in the hands of an elective body, composed of numerous members.
114. oldal - The broad plain was said to be bounded in the east by the Sierra Nevada, and on the west by the Bolbones and Diablo mountains.
83. oldal - AT,.; 3, salt marsh, to long cotton; 4, oak and pine, to long cotton, corn, potatoes, &c. ; 5. oak and hickory, to short cotton, corn, &c.; 6, pine barren, to fruits, vegetables, &.C. live capacity is limited to plants which flourish solely in a thin and feeble soil. That, in all it...

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