A System of Universal Geography: For Common Schools: in which Europe is Divided According to the Late Act of the Congress at Vienna

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Simeon Butler. J. Metcalf, printer, 1816 - 213 páginas
 

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Página 8 - The circumference of every circle is supposed to be divided into 360 equal parts, called degrees ; and each degree into 60 equal parts, called minutes ; and each minute into 60 equal parts, called seconds ; and these into thirds, etc.
Página 2 - BBOWN, of the said district, hath deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as author, in the words following, to wit : " Sertorius : or, the Roman Patriot.
Página 166 - It is bounded on the north by Massachusetts, on the east by Rhode Island, on the south by Long Island Sound, and on the west by New York.
Página 34 - Scotland, on the East by the German Ocean, on the South by the English Channel, and on the West by St.
Página 2 - ... the encouragement of learning by securing the copies of Maps, charts, and books, to the Authors and Proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned, and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving and etching historical and other prints.
Página 7 - Motions of the Earth as seen from the Moon." It is well known that the time of the moon's rotation on its axis is equal to the time of its revolution in its orbit. The result of this equality (whether regarded as a mere coincidence or the effect of gravitation) is seen in the fact that the same side of the moon is always turned towards the earth. This statement would be literally true if the moon's motions of rotation and revolution were in parallel planes, and the momentary velocities as well as...
Página 2 - In conformity to the act of Congress of the United States, entitled, " An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned ;
Página 185 - It is bounded on the north by Kentucky ; on the east by North Carolina ; on the south by Georgia and the Mississippi territory, and on the west by the Mississippi.
Página 181 - Chesapeak, in length about one hundred and forty miles, and nearly of the same breadth, bounded on the north by Pennsylvania, on the east by the Atlantic ocean, and by the river Potowmack on the south. This country was first planted with Roman Catholics by lord Baltimore, to whom Charles II.
Página 178 - It is bounded on the north by Pennsylvania, on the east by Delaware, on the south by Virginia and West Virginia, and on the west by West Virginia.

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