The Journal of the Royal Geographic Society of London, Volume 44

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"List of geographical works and maps recently published" in vol. 6-11.
 

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Pagina clxv - Act, 1858 the Government of India was transferred from the East India Company to the Crown.
Pagina 83 - IN Xanadu did Kubla Khan A stately pleasure-dome decree : Where Alph, the sacred river, ran Through caverns measureless to man Down to a sunless sea. So twice five miles of fertile ground With walls and towers were girdled round : And there were gardens bright with sinuous rills Where blossomed many an incense-bearing tree ; And here were forests ancient as the hills, Enfolding sunny spots of greenery.
Pagina cxl - Despondency fled from the ship, and Lieut. Pirn received a welcome — pure, hearty, and grateful — that he will assuredly remember and cherish to the end of his days.
Pagina 5 - Guineas each, with every requisite to assist those commencing the study of this interesting science, a knowledge of which affords so much pleasure to the traveller in all parts of the world. * A collection for Five Guineas which will illustrate the recent works on Geology by Ansted, Buckland.
Pagina 6 - Thomson (J.) The Straits of Malacca, Indo-China, and China; or, Ten Years' Travels, Adventures, and Residence Abroad. By J. THOMSON, FRGS, Author of " Illustrations of China and its People.
Pagina 6 - SCHWEINFURTH'S HEART OF AFRICA. The Heart of Africa. Three Years' Travels and Adventures in the Unexplored Regions of the Centre of Africa. From 1868 to 1871. By Dr.
Pagina 2 - The Imperial Gazetteer; A General Dictionary of Geography, Physical, Political, Statistical, and Descriptive...
Pagina 256 - The most remarkable effect of this earthquake was the permanent elevation of the land; it would probably be far more correct to speak of it as the cause. There can be no doubt that the land round the Bay of Concepcion was upraised two or three feet...
Pagina cxviii - It is difficult for a person in a civilised country to conceive that any body of men possessing the common attributes of humanity (and these Boers are by no means destitute of the better feelings of our nature) should with one accord set out, after loading their own wives and children with caresses, and proceed to shoot down in cold blood men and women, of a different colour, it is true, but possessed of domestic feelings and affections equal to their own. I saw and conversed with children in the...
Pagina 6 - Journey across Australia. An Account of the Exploring Expedition sent out by Messrs. Elder and Hughes, under the command of Colonel Egerton Warburton ; giving a full Account of his Perilous Journey from the centre to Roebourne, Western Australia. With Illustrations and a Map. Edited, with an Introductory Chapter, by HW BATES, Esq., of the Royal Geographical Society.

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