A view of the earth being a short but comprehensive system of modern geography. Exhibiting, I. A Description of the Figure, Size, Motion, &c. of the Earth; with the Uses and Height of the Atmosphere, or Air surrounding it. II. Such Geographical Definitions, Schemes, and Descriptions, as form a necessary Introduction to this Branch of Learning. III. The Situation and Extent of the several Kingdoms and Nations in each Quarter; their chief City; with the Distance, Direction, and Difference of Time from London. IV. An Account of the several Islands, Trade, Commodities, Religions, Number of Inhabitants, principal Mountains and Rivers in the World; also some Observations on the less known Parts, the Trade Winds, and Monsoons. V. The Explanation and Use of a new Set of Maps, annexed to the several Quarters, drawn according to the most approved modern Projections, and regulated by Observations. VI.

Main Author: Turner, Richard
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London printed for S. Crowder, in Pater-Noster-Row 1787, MDCCLXXXVII. [1787]
Edition:The fourth edition, with many additions and improvements
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Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, T66092. - Reproduction of original from British Library
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([4],52.,plates) maps 2°