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Page 71 - Each degree is divided into 60 equal parts called minutes, and each minute into 60 equal parts called seconds.
Page 76 - The space between the Tropic of Cancer and the Arctic Circle is called the North Temperate Zone, and that between the Tropic of Capricorn and the Antarctic Circle is the South Temperate Zone.
Page 90 - A narrow passage of water connecting two larger bodies of water is called a strait.
Page 101 - They crossed the Rocky Mountains and descended the Columbia River to the Pacific Ocean, thus gaining a foothold in the extreme Northwest.
Page 274 - Compare the cotton crop of the United States with that of the rest of the world.
Page 212 - Germany vast amounts of it are found a few feet below the surface of the ground in the northern part of the country.
Page 36 - An island is a body of land completely surrounded by water" and "A mountain is a high elevation of land composed mainly of rock." We struggled through, "Ponds and lakes are bodies of water that occupy depressions in the land." Whatever depressions in the land might be, it was beyond us to fathom ; but woe engulfed us if we could not tell that lakes occupied them. We sometimes had ten or more of these definitions in one day, and some of us were "kept in...