The Geographical Journal, Volume 30

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Royal Geographical Society., 1907
Includes the Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society, formerly published separately.

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Pagina 459 - Crudities. Hastily gobled up in five Moneths travells in France, Savoy, Italy, Rhetia, commonly called the Grisons country, Helvetia, alias Switzerland, some parts of high Germany, and the Netherlands ; Newly digested in the hungry aire of Odcombe in the County of Somerset, & now dispersed to the nourishment of the travelling Members of this Kingdome &c.
Pagina 307 - But thus much is certain, that he that commands the sea is at great liberty, and may take as much and as little of the war as he will.
Pagina 304 - Some of the best English writers upon commerce set out with observing, that the wealth of a country consists, not in its gold and silver only, but in its lands, houses, and consumable goods of all different kinds. In the course of their reasonings, however, the lands, houses, and consumable goods seem to slip out of their memory, and the strain of their argument frequently supposes that all wealth consists in gold and silver, and that to multiply those metals is the great object of national industry...
Pagina 204 - from 1820 to 1902 closes the first part of the book. The second part is devoted to...
Pagina 114 - Royal Atlas of Modern Geography. Exhibiting, in a series of entirely original and authentic maps, the present condition of geographical discovery and research in the several countries, empires, and states of the world.
Pagina 142 - On the three occasions that I was at close quarters with the beast, he was perfectly concealed in this swamp leaf. Near the river Welle I found his spoor on ground frequented by buffalo and waterbuck, but this is unusual, and his companions in the forest are the elephant, the greater...
Pagina 662 - Blue Ridge; includes the ridge extending from a few miles north of Harpers Ferry to northern Georgia. Appalachian Plateau; includes the entire plateau forming the western member of the Appalachian System, known in the north as the Allegheny Plateau and in the south as the Cumberland Plateau. Ozark...
Pagina 272 - Turfan came to an end at the close of the seventeenth or early in the eighteenth century. The basin was left almost without inhabitants.
Pagina 306 - What now remained for them,' said Alexander, ' was a noble spoil. The much-rumoured riches of the East abounded in those very regions to which their steps were now bent. The spoils accordingly which they had taken from the Persians had now become cheap and common. They were going to fill with pearls, precious stones, gold, and ivory not only their private abodes, but all Macedonia and Greece.

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