The Family Gazetteer and Atlas of the World. the Atlas by W. & A.K. Johnston

The Family Gazetteer and Atlas of the World. the Atlas by W. & A.K. Johnston

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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. 1862 edition. Excerpt: ...by Philip V., now much decayed; and an extensive palace of the dukes of Infantado. Pop. 7000. GUADALA'VIAR anc. Turia, a river, Spain, which rises in a small lake in the sierra of Albarracin, and, after a course of about 116 m., falls into the Mediterranean a little below Valencia. GUADALAXA'RA, a tn. Mexico, cap. cf Xalisco, finely situated near theRio-Graode-de262 m. W.N.W. Mexico; lat. 21 9 103' 2" W. This beautiful town, which nd iu Mexico in point of population, it of a bishopric, and of a court of justhe states of Xalisco and Zacatecas. It ral fine squares; a mint, an aqueduct, a cathedral enriched with pictures of the nish masters, and profusely ornamented with gold, silver, and precious stones. Pop. 60,000. CUADAL'CANAL' --1, A tn. Spain, Andatab, prov. Seville, 17 m. S.S.E. Llerena. In m vicinity are silver-mines. Pop. 4370.--2, a ill. of the Solomon Archipelago, in the iific, the largest of the group; discovered by Map in 1567. GIADALQUIVTR gua-dal-H-Hr, or giifU-quWeT), Arabic, Ouadp-el-Kebir, the sat river, the Bo&is of the ancionts, a river Spain, rising in the Sierra-de-Cazorla, 15 m. H9X Ubeda, flowing by Andujar, Cordova, HpnhV, and, after a course of 250 m., fall BJ uito the Atlantic at San-Lucar-de-Bara--i-. It divides itself, 13 m. below Seville, ktthre? branches, forming two islands, called lU Mayor and Isla Menor. Principal affluents tie r., the Guadalimar and the Jandula; ad on the L, the Guadiana-Menor. the Guada-, and the Xenil. It is navigable to Seville sr large vessels, and to Cordova for ships of 100 as. GUADALUPEJgud-da-lu'-pe, or g&-da-l(lp): -X. A tn. of Spanish Estremadura, rov. of and I m. E. Caceres, on the 1. bank of the Gua hipejo. Here is a rich convent of HieroniHm, where...show more

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  • Paperback | 730 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 37mm | 1,279g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236589807
  • 9781236589804