An Epitome of Geography: With an Atlas

Hilliard, Gray & Company, 1837 - 165 σελίδες

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Σελίδα ii - District Clerk's Office. BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the seventh day of May, AD 1828, in the fifty-second year of the Independence of the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, SG Goodrich, of the said District, has deposited in this office the...
Σελίδα ii - 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 4 - The AXIS of the earth is an imaginary line passing through its centre from north to south. The...
Σελίδα 8 - World is a globe divided into two equalparts, and reduced to a plane or level. 4. The two parts are called hemispheres or half globes ; one named the eastern, the other, the western hemisphere. 5. The top of maps is towards the north ; the bottom, towards the south ; the right hand, east ; and the left hand, west 6. The Equator or Equinoctial is a line which passes from east to west through the middle of the map of the world, at an equal distance from the poles, dividing it into two equal parts....
Σελίδα 20 - States now stretch from the Atlantic Ocean, on the east, to the Pacific, on the west, and from the Gulf of Mexico, on the south, to the British Possessions on the north.
Σελίδα 11 - AMERICA. 1. America is about 9,000 miles long from noith to south, being much longer than either of the other quarters ; but it is much narrower than Asia and nearly equal in extent. 2. It is divided into two parts, North and South America, which are connected by the isthmus of Da'rien or Panama'.
Σελίδα 8 - What is the best representation of the earth.' globe, on which the different parts of the land and water are drawn according to their natural situation. 2. A map is a representation of the earth, or a part of it, upon a plane or a level surface. 3. The Map of the World is a globe divided into two equal parts, and reduced to a plane or level.
Σελίδα ii - DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS, TO WIT. DISTRIcT CLERK'S OFFIcE. BE it remembered, that on the...
Σελίδα iii - The object of the author, in preparing this Epitome, has been to furnish a manual adapted to the use of pupils of an early age, who may afterwards study the larger work, and also to a numerous class of young persons of both sexes, whose means of education are too limited to admit of their studying thoroughly, while at school, a more extended treatise.
Σελίδα ii - 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.

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