A System of Universal Geography: For Common Schools: in which Europe is Divided According to the Late Act of the Congress at Vienna
Simeon Butler. J. Metcalf, printer, 1816 - 213 σελίδες
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Σελίδα 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.
Σελίδα 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.
Σελίδα 34 - Scotland, on the East by the German Ocean, on the South by the English Channel, and on the West by St.
Σελίδα 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.
Σελίδα 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...
Σελίδα 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 ;
Σελίδα 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.
Σελίδα 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.