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Image from page 43 of “An introduction to geography, ancient modern, and sacred, with an outline of ancient history” (1848)
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Title: An introduction to geography, ancient modern, and sacred, with an outline of ancient history
Year: 1848 (1840s)
Authors: Sullivan, Robert, 1800-1868
Publisher: Montreal, Armour & Ramsay
Contributing Library: The University of Western Ontario, Western Archives
Digitizing Sponsor: Ontario Council of University Libraries and Member Libraries
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includes Morocco and Fez, Algiersjor Algeria, Tunis, Tripoli, Fezzan, Barca,Nubia, .Abyssinia,Upper Guinea,Lower Guinea,Nigritia,Cape Colony, . SEAS, GULFS, BAYS, AND STRAITS. Seas.—The principal seas of Africa are, the Mediter-ranean and the Red Sea, the Gulfs of Guinea, Sidra, andCabes; Saldanha and Table Bays; the Channel ofMozambique ; the Straits of Gibraltar and Babelmandeb. S2 INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHY. Capes.—The principal Capes are, the Cape of GoodHope, Cape Bon, Cape Verd, Cape Guardafui, CapesSpartel, Bojador, Blanco, Palmas, Three Points,Formosa,and Negro. Mountains.—The principal mountains are, MountAtlas, the Mountains of the Moon, the Kong Mountains,the Mountains ofLupata, the Mountains of Abyssinia,and Sierra Leone. Rivers.—The principal rivers are, the Nile, theNiger or Quorra, the Senegal, the Gambia, the Zaire orCongo, the Coanza, the Orange River or Gareep, and theZambese. Lakes.—The principal lakes are, Tchad, Debo orDibbie, Dembea, and Maravi. AFRICA.
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KEFERENCES TO THE MAP OF AFRICA. Alexandria, 7 Cape Town, Algiers, . 3 Constantina, Benin, 12 Fez, Benoum, . 19 Gondar, . Boriiou, . 15 Morocco, . Boussa, . 14 Mourzouk, Cairo, . 8 Sackatco, . 11 St. Salvador, 11 4 Sennaar, . 9 2 Sierra Leone, 13 10 Suez (under) 8 1 Timbuctoo, 17 18 Tripoli, . 6 16 Tunis, 5 INTRODtrCTION TO GEOGRAPHY. 33 AMERICA. America, or the New World, was discovered in theyear 1492 by Christopher Columbus, a native of Genoa.It is distinguished from all the other great divisions of theglobe by the size and grandeur of its mountains, lakes,and rivers. America is bounded on the north by the Arctic Ocean ;on the south by the Antarctic Ocean ; on the east bythe Atlantic ; and. the west by the Pacific Ocean. It isdivided by the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Seainto two vast peninsulas—one of which is called North,and the other South, America. North and South Ameri-ca are united by the Isthmus of Darien, or Panama,which in one part is only twenty-eight miles across
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