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A Compleat System of General Geography [electronic resource]: Explaining the Nature and Properties of the Earth; Viz. It's Figure, Magnitude, Motions, Situation, Contents, and Division Into Land and Water, Mountains, Woods, Desarts, Lakes, Rivers, &C. With Particular Accounts of the Different Appearances of the Heavens in Different Countries; The Seasons of the Year Over All the Globe; The Tides of the Sea; Bays, Capes, Islands, Rocks, Sand-Banks, and Shelves. The State of the Atmosphere; The Nature of Exhalations; Winds, Storms, Tornados, &C. The Origin of Springs, Mineral-Waters, Burning Mountains, Mines, &C. The Uses and Making of Maps, Globes, and Sea-Charts. The Foundations of Dialling; The Art of Measuring Heights and Distances; The Art of Ship-Building, Navigation, and the Ways of Finding the Longitude at Sea. Originally Written in Latin by Bernhard Varenius, M.D. Since Improved and Illustrated by Sir Isaac Newton and Dr Jurin; And Now Translated Into English; With Additional Notes, Copper-Plates, an Alphabetical Index, and Other Improvements. Particularly Useful to Students in the Universities; Travellers, Sailors, and All Those Who Desire to Be Acquainted With Mixed Mathematics, Geography, Astronomy, and Navigation. By Mr Dugdale. The Whole Revised and Corrected by Peter Shaw, M.D. The Second Edition, With Large Additions. In Two Volumes

Varenius, Bernhardus
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for Stephen Austen, at the Angel and Bible, in St. Paul's Church-Yard, 1734.
Language
English
Uniform Title
Geographia Generalis English
Description
2 v.(xxiv, 898, [16] p.), plates : map ; 8⁰.
Notes
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
  • With a final leaf of advertisements.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. Eighteenth century collections online s2009 miunns
Other Forms
Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
Cited in
English Short Title Catalog, T114256.
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