The American Gazetteer; Exhibiting, in Alphabetical Order, a Much More Full and Accurate Account, Than Has Been Given, of the States, Provinces, Count

The American Gazetteer; Exhibiting, in Alphabetical Order, a Much More Full and Accurate Account, Than Has Been Given, of the States, Provinces, Count

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1797 edition. Excerpt: ... Merchant's Careening Place, within the harbour of Port-Royal in Jamaica, on theN. side of the long peninsula. Along this natrow slip of beach is the only way to pass by land to Port Royal, for 9 or 1 o miles, the careening place being almost at midway, but somewhat nearer to the east end of the peninsula. Mercy, Cape of Gad's, the most southerly point of Cumberland's Island, on the N. side of Cumberland's Straits, in hit. about 66 N. and has Cape Walsingham on its-N. E. and Exeter Sound on its north. MeREditH Cafe, among the Falkland Islands in the S. Atlantic Ocean, is between Port Stephen's and Cape Orford. Meredith-, a. township in Strafrjord county, New-Hampshire, situated on the S. W. side of Lake Winipiseogee, 15 miles N. of Gilmantown- 9 S. E. of Plymouth, and 70 N.W. of Portsmouth. It was incorporated in 1768. In 1.775 it contained 39 and in 1790, 88i inhabitants. It was first called New-Salem. Merida, the capital of Yucatan, i- the audience of Mexico, inN. America. It lies near the N. side of the province, . between the gulfs of Mexico and Hunduras; 45 miles S. of the Ocean, and 13,5 N. E. of the city of Caropeachy. N. lat. ai 38', W. long. 90 3. Merida, .a town of New Granada, in S. America, situated near the limits which divide the province from Vene- zutla. The soil round thisplace abounds with fruit of all sorts, and there arc gold mines near it.-It is abuut 54. miles fr-m Lake Maracaybo, 130 N. E. of Psmpe luna, Iuna, andi6oN.E.ofSt.Fe. The inhabitants fend their fruit and merchandize toTruxillo. N.lat.8 id, W.long. 710. Merim, a large lake in Paraguay in S. America, very near the coast ofthe S. Atlantic Ocean, where the land is very flat. Fort St. Miguel stands at the S. end, and Fort Mangaveira at itsshow more

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  • Paperback | 450 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 23mm | 798g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236607708
  • 9781236607706