Appletons' American Standard Geographies, Based on the Principles of the Science of Education, and Giving Special Prominence to the Industrial, Commercial, and Practical Features: Higher geography embodying a comprehensive course with many original features

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D. Appleton, 1881 - Geography - 130 pages
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Page 3 - A circle is a plane figure bounded by a curved line, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 4 - A sphere is a solid bounded by a curved surface, every point of which is equally distant from a point within called the center.
Page 5 - It is a fact commonly known that the sun lies to the southward more or less, and consequently, during the motion of the earth on its axis from west to east...
Page 82 - It is likewise composed of two bodies, the House of Lords and the House of Commons. The House of Lords is made up of men with inherited titles who are not elected by the people.
Page 7 - A body of land smaller than a continent and surrounded by water of an ocean, sea, lake, ore stream.
Page 82 - Jrfarienne; b. May 9, 1810; m. Sept. 14, 1830, to Albert of Prussia. GOVERNMENT. The government is a constitutional, hereditary monarchy. The legislative power is vested in the King and the States-General, a body consisting of two Chambers, which meet annually. The first Chamber is composed of not less than 40 nor more than 60 members, of 40 years of age and upwards, nominated by the king for life. The second Chamber contains 110 members, elected by the people every three...
Page 29 - The judicial power is vested in a supreme court, and such inferior courts as the general assembly from time to time shall establish.
Page 23 - С 6. Yukon 1, NWT 1 Total 104 The House of Commons The members of the House of Commons are elected by the people The ordinary legal limit of duration for each...
Page 6 - Capricorn, and extends 23^2 north and south of the equator; the south temperate is of the same size as the north, and lies between the Tropic of Capricorn and the Antarctic Circle; the south frigid is all of the earth's surface...
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