The Geographical Journal, Volume 17

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Royal Geographical Society., 1901 - Geography
Includes the Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society, formerly published separately.

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Page 315 - His life was gentle, and the elements So mix'd in him that Nature might stand up And say to all the world, 'This was a man!
Page 299 - be to his faults a little blind, and to his virtues very kind," why should not Friar John have the same privilege?
Page 203 - Sea and so sailed into the Southern Ocean. When autumn came they went ashore, wherever they might happen to be, and having sown a tract of land with corn, waited until the grain was fit to cut.
Page 232 - The constitution of the form of government, — the regulation of foreign relations, and of trade with the mother country, the other British Colonies, and foreign nations, — and the disposal of the public lands, are the only points on which the mother country requires a control.
Page 318 - A Description of the Salt-Lake of Larnaca, in the Island of Cyprus.
Page 203 - As for Libya, we know it to be washed on all sides by the sea, except where it is attached to Asia. This discovery was first made by Necos, the Egyptian king, who on desisting from the canal which he had begun between the Nile and the Arabian gulf, sent to sea a number of ships manned by Phoenicians, with orders to make for the Pillars of Hercules, and return to Egypt through them, and by the Mediterranean.
Page viii - All subscriptions are payable in advance, on the 1st of January in each year. The privileges of a Fellow include admission (with one Friend) to all ordinary Meetings of the Society, and the use of the Society's House, Library, and Map-room. Each Fellow is also entitled to receive a copy of all the Society's Periodical Publications.
Page 203 - On their return, they declared — I for my part do not believe them, but perhaps others may — that in sailing round Libya they had the sun upon their right hand. In this way was the extent of Libya first discovered.
Page 97 - List of Oceanic Depths and Serial Temperature Observations received at the Admiralty during the year...
Page 555 - General index to the Reports of progress 1863 to 1884. Compiled by DB Dowling.

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