Geography for the Use of Australian Youth
S.A. Tegg, 1845 - Geography - 204 pages
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Page 200 - 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...
Page 126 - Mexico on the south; and from the Atlantic Ocean on the east, to the Pacific Ocean on the west.
Page 10 - So, the top of the map, or that part to which you are looking, will be the north, the bottom the south, the right hand the east, and the left hand the west.
Page 135 - America is bounded on the east by the Atlantic and on the west by the Pacific ocean.
Page 16 - main stream." "Churches in the main stream of historic Christianity" originally included the Church of England, the Church of Scotland, the Roman Catholic Church, and the churches associated in the Free Church Federal Council — mainly Methodist, Baptist, Congregational, and Presbyterian.
Page 181 - ... terrestrial meridian ; in these a magnetic needle freely suspended, points to the true north, but if it be carried successively to different places on the earth's surface, its direction will deviate sometimes to the east and sometimes to the west of north. Lines drawn on the globe through all the places where the needle points due north and south, are called lines of no variation, and are extremely complicated.
Page 107 - ... is bounded on the north by the Mediterranean, on the west by the Atlantic, on the south by the southern ocean, on the east by the Red sea and the Indian ocean.
Page 180 - N. by E N NE ....... NE by N NE. NE by E E NE E by N...
Page 140 - ... communication by railway with Philadelphia and Baltimore ; and keeping in recollection the ready access by railway and canal to Cleveland, on Lake Erie, it will be seen that Cincinnati is the centre of a circle which bears on the Atlantic in the east, the vast prairies on the west, the lake-countries on the north, and the Gulf of Mexico on the south.
Page 102 - Sound, between Sweden and Zealand ; Great Belt, between Zealand and Funen ; Little Belt, between Funen and Jutland ; Straits of Do'ver, joining the German Ocean and the English Channel ; Straits of Gibral'tar, joining the Atlantic and the Mediterranean ; Straits of Bonifa'cio, between Corsica and Sardinia ; Straits of Messi'na, between Italy and Sicily...