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The Southern Rocky Mountains
The Southern Rocky Mountains 115. What Are The Rocky Mountains?— Geographers Have Given The Name Rocky Mountains To The Great Mountain System That Extends From New Mexico To Alaska. It Is Composed Of Many, Many Ranges. Name Three Of Them (fig. 91). Many Beautiful, Wide Valleys Lie Between These Ranges ...

The Sub Tropic Agricultural Region
The Sub-tropic Agricultural Region 817. A Mountain With Only One Side.— In Southeastern Brazil, On A Corner Of The Low Plateau, Is The Sub-tropic Region Which Has Long Furnished Most Of The Coffee That Is Used Throughout The World. The People On The Deck Of A Coffee Ship Steaming From ...

The Swiss Mountain People
The Swiss Mountain People 351. The Mountain Pastures. — The Bleating Of The Goats And The Mooing Of The Cows Wake Franz And His Grandfather At Daylight. They Have Been Sleeping In A Little Stone Hut High Up On The Side Of The Alps In The Center Of Mountainous Switz ...

The Trade And Future
The Trade And Future Of Aus Tralia And New Zealand 897. A Raw Material Region.—people Of Australia Have A Very Great Trade In Pro Portion To Their Numbers, Because They Are A Rich People Living In A Region Rich In Raw Materials. They Export Raw Materials And :mport A Great ...

The Trade Of Africa
The Trade Of Africa South Of The Sahara 779. The Steamships.— As The Coasts Of Africa Are Smooth And Straight; With Few Bays, Gulfs, Or Harbors, It Is Harder To Open Trade Routes Into Africa Than Into Europe Or North America. (sec. 721.) It Is Easy For Ships To Skirt ...

The Trade Of Asia
The Trade Of Asia And The East Indies 713. Barriers To Travel.—europe (sec. 608) Is Favored With Natural Waterways And With A Surface Which Makes It Easy For Ocean Steam Er, River Boat, Or Railroad To Reach The Heart Of The Continent. Asia Is Quite Different. Most Of Her Vast ...

The Trade Of Europe
The Trade Of Europe And The World 607. Likeness Of North America And Europe.—we Found That The Greatest Trade In North America Was Carried On Between The Densely-peopled Factory Area In The Northeast, And The Food And Raw Material Areas Of The North, West, And South. In Europe And The ...

The Trade Of North
The Trade Of North America 392. The New World Of Lands.—christopher Columbus And The Other Brave Explorers Found A New World Of Lands. A New World Of Trade Came Later. The Explorers Showed The People Of Europe A New Sea Route To India, And They Proved That There Were Such ...

The Trade Of South
The Trade Of South America 865. Trade In Spots.—the Railroad Map Of South America (fig. 610) Shows That Only A Small Part Of South America Can Have Much Foreign Trade. Argentina, With Its Flat Pampas, Is Able To Build Railroads Cheaply, And A Net Of Steel Tracks Spreads Out From ...

The Tropic Forest Regions
The Tropic Forest Regions - -the Amazon Valley 793. The Equatorial River.—two Great Equatorial Rivers, The Kongo In Africa And The Amazon In South America, Reach The Atlantic Near The Equator. The Amazon Has More Water Than The Kongo; More, Indeed, Than Any Other River In The World, Because Its ...

The Tropic Grasslands
The Tropic Grasslands —.. --the Sudan 743. Appearance.—a Traveler Going South Ward From The Sahara At The End Of The Rainy Season,will Find That The Sand Dunes And Thorn Bushes Become Less And Less, And That The Grass Becomes More And More Abundant The Farther South He Goes. (sec. 568.) ...

The Tropic Grasslands 808
The Tropic Grasslands 808. Resemblances To Africa.—examine The Maps Of Africa And South America And Compare The Grasslands Of The Two Continents In Size And Location. (fig. 566, B1, B2, B3, B4. ) Like The African Grasslands, The South Amer Ican Grasslands Have Two Seasons, One Of Which Is Hot ...

The Tropic And Sub Tropic
The Tropic And Sub-tropic Agri Cultural Region 882. What Is The Region Like?—suppose The Coast Of Florida (fig. 10) Extended As Far Toward The Equator As The Coast Of Queensland Does. Where Would Florida End? Point Out The Place On The East Coast Of South America Which Has The Same ...

The United Kingdom 308
The United Kingdom 308. An Island Kingdom.—the People Of England Sometimes Say Their Country Is A "right Little, Tight Little Island ". It Is A Fine Country, Rich In Things Useful To Man. The Island Called Great Britain Has Three Political Divisions, England, Scotland And Wales. Ireland Is Also Part ...

The United Kingdom 414
The United Kingdom 414. The Region.—england, Scotland, And Wales Make Up The Island Called Great Britain. These Countries, Together With Ireland And About Five Thousand Smaller Islands Near By, Are Spoken Of As The "united Kingdom Of Great Britain And Ireland." People Often Say England When They Mean The United ...

The United States 56
The United States 56. Our Good Country.—when We Jour Neyed Across North America From The South To The North, We Were In Canada A Part Of The Time. But When We Crossed From The East To The West, We Were In The United States All The Way. We Found That ...

The Upper Lake Region
.-the Upper Lake Region 333. A Region Desolated But Rich.—the Upper Lake Region Is A Land Of Old, Worn Down Mountains, Of Very Hard Rocks; And Of Shallow Soil. The Glaciers Have Scraped The Surface, Piled Stones Upon It, And Made Thousands Of Swamps, Ponds, And Lakes. Minnesota Alone Is ...

The Valley Of Southern
The Valley Of Southern California See On The Map, Figs. 91 And 163, How This Region Lies In The Southwestern Corner Of California, In A Kind Of Hollow Made By The Mountains As They Bend Westward Toward The Seacoast. How High Are The Mountains That Form The Eastern And Northern ...

The Valleys Of Cen
The Valleys Of Cen Tral California 192. A Large Valley And Four Smaller Valleys.—look At The Maps (figs. 91, 163) And See How The Wide Val Ley, Called The Great Val Ley, Lies Between The High Sierra Nevada On The East, And The Coast Ranges On The West. It Is ...

The West Indies 377
The West Indies 377. The Name.—when Columbus Dis Covered One Of The Bahama Islands, In 1492, He Thought He Had Reached The East Indies, So He Called The People Indians. The Name Indian Still Clings To Them. All The Islands Near Are Called The West Indies. 378. Formation.—the West Indies ...

The Western Countries The
The Western Countries The Nitrate Workers 297. A Land Without Rain.—chico Is An Indian Boy Whose Father Works In A Nitrate Plant In Salar, Chile, About Thirty Miles From The Town Of Antofagasta. Chico Never Saw But One Rain In His Life. That Was A Little Sprinkle Five Years Ago, ...

The White Mans South
The White Man's South Africa 767. Location.—that Part Of South Africa In Which White Men Can Live And Be Healthy We Call "the White Man's South Africa." This Region Is Bounded On The Northeast By The Hot Lowlands Of The Limpopo Valley, And On The Northwest By The Dry Lands ...

The Willamette Puget Sound Valley
The Willamette-puget Sound Valley 206. Another Great Valley.—the Pacific Mountains Again Divide In Oregon, Washing Ton, And British Columbia, Thereby Making Room For The Willamette-puget Sound Valley. This Valley Is To These States What The Great Valley Of California Is To That State. Between These Two Great Pa Cific Valleys ...

Trade And Government 52
Trade And Government 52. Trading With The Eskimos.—green Land, A Part Of Eskimo Land, Is Owned By Denmark, A Country In Europe. Although The Country Is So Cold And Icy, The Southern And Western Shores Are Not Cov Ered With Ice, And A Few Eskimos Are Able To Live There. ...