Maury's Revised Elementary Geography: Designed for Primary and Intermediate Classes
American Book Company, 1900 - Geography - 120 pages
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Page 7 - We cannot show them exactly as they are; but we will call the top of the plan north, the right hand east, the bottom south, and the left hand west.
Page 11 - What is an isthmus ? An isthmus is a narrow neck of land connecting two larger bodies of land.
Page 37 - LESSON XIX. LAKES AND ISLANDS, [To be Read.] Lakes. — We will now learn something about the "Great Lakes" of North America, for they are very remarkable. Their names are : Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, Lake Huron, Lake Erie, and Lake Ontario. They are really vast inland fresh-water seas. Lake Superior, the largest, is 355 miles long and 160 miles wide. These lakes are joined together by straits and rivers, and great cities have grown up on their shores in consequence of the commerce that is carried...
Page 14 - What is a river ? A river is a large stream of water flowing through the land.
Page 8 - What is the shape of the earth ? The earth is round like an orange or a ball.
Page 37 - British possessions, between the Rocky Mountains on the east and the Sierra Nevada and Cascade Mountains on the west. The following are the species peculiar to the province: Limax montamis.
Page 55 - North Central: Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota...
Page 87 - This may be done however in the case of what has been called Traduction, where all the subjects are singular and have identical denotation, eg London is the largest city in the world, London is the capital of England, The capital of England is the largest city in the world. It is done exactly in every Mediate Inference (Traductional or other) in which the denotations of all the Terms are determinate, eg The Syndics and Night Watch are two of Rembrandt's masterpieces; The Syndics and Night Watch are...
Page 87 - The British Isles consist of two large islands, Great Britain and Ireland, and a number of smaller ones.
Page 2 - Race Types in Color. Landscapes in Color. Relief Maps in Color. In this book the study of the world is begun at the home of the pupil, and other countries and places are presented in their relation to it. In the first thirty pages the earth is presented as a unit, and throughout the book this conception is kept before the pupil. Colored relief maps picture continental features. Full-page colored illustrations accentuate the chief thought of the book...