An introduction to geography and astronomy, by the use of the globes and maps, by E. and J. Bruce
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Africa altitude Answ appear Asia azimuth beginning breadth Bring called canal Cape chief circle climates coast contains course difference distance divided drawn earth east eastern ecliptic Elevate England equal equator Europe EXAMPLES Exports falls France given day given place globe greater greatest Gulf half harbour hence horizon hour inhabitants Islands Isles Italy June latitude latitude and longitude length less light London longitude manufactures maps March marked meridian miles minutes month moon morning mountains move nearly never Newcastle night noon North America northern observed Ocean opposite parallels passes planets pole port principal PROBLEM quadrant Required rising rising and setting river round runs Russia setting side situated southern Spain stars Strait subtract sun's declination sun's place sun's rising supposed town trade tropic turn vertical western zenith zone
Page 383 - ALPHA BETA GAMMA DELTA EPSILON ZETA ETA THETA IOTA KAPPA LAMBDA MU NU XI OMICRON PI RHO SIGMA TAU UPSILON PHI CHI PSI OMEGA...
Page 276 - Canst thou bind the sweet influences of Pleiades, or loose the bands of Orion? Canst thou bring forth Mazzaroth in his season? or canst thou guide Arcturus with his sons?
Page 122 - It is bounded on the north by the Arctic Ocean, on the east by the Atlantic Ocean, on the south by the Gulf of Mexico and South America, and on the west by the Pacific Ocean.
Page 114 - Asia is bounded on the north by the Arctic Ocean, on the east by the Pacific Ocean, on the south by the Indian Ocean, and on the west by the Red Sea, the Mediterranean, the Black Sea, and Europe.
Page i - Seiz'd in thought, On fancy's wild and roving wing I sail From the green borders of the peopled earth, And the pale moon, her duteous fair attendant ; From solitary Mars ; from the vast orb Of Jupiter, whose huge gigantic bulk Dances in ether like the lightest leaf...
Page 139 - Burrampooter, are overflowed, and form an inundation of more than a hundred miles in width ; nothing appearing but villages and trees, excepting very rarely, the top of an elevated spot (the artificial mound of some deserted village) appearing like an island.
Page 216 - Rectify the globe for the latitude of the place ; bring the sun's place to the meridian, and set the index to 12...
Page 346 - Eclipses. An eclipse of the moon is caused by its entering into the earth's shadow, and consequently it must happen at...
Page 274 - The prime vertical is that vertical circle which passes through the east and west points.
Page 224 - Then, if the zenith distance and declination be both north or both south, add them together; but if one be north and the other south, subtract the less from the greater, and the sum or difference will be the latitude, of the same name with the greater.* EXAMPLE I.