The Modern Gazetteer; Being a Copious Geographical Dictionary of All the Nations, Empires, Kingdoms, Republics, States, Departments, Provinces, Counties, Cities, Towns, Forts, Oceans, Seas, Rivers, Lakes, Canals, Harbours, Hills, Volume 1

The Modern Gazetteer; Being a Copious Geographical Dictionary of All the Nations, Empires, Kingdoms, Republics, States, Departments, Provinces, Counties, Cities, Towns, Forts, Oceans, Seas, Rivers, Lakes, Canals, Harbours, Hills, Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1810 edition. Excerpt: ...prov. of Anjou. _ CHANCA, a rich town of Egypt, 5 miles from Cairo, at the entrance of the road to Mount Sinai. CHANCEFORD. a township of Pennsylvania, in York county. _ CHANDA, a considerable city of Hindoostan, in Berar, subject tothe chief of the Eastern Mahrattas; situated on a branch of the Godavery. '70 miles S. of Nagpour. Lon. 79. 40.15. Lat. 20. 10. N. CHANDEREE, a town of Hindoostan, capital of a district in the Malwa country. near the river Betwha. It is the residence ofa rajah, and H8 miles S. of Agra. Lon. rs. 43. E. 24. 4s. N. CHANDEIKNAGORE, a large town of Hindooatan Proper, in Bengal. situated on the VV. side of the Hoogly, 2;leag. NNW. of Calcutta. it is about a league in circumference, and has an_exoellent harbour. It was the principal French settlement in the East indies, and had a very strong fort, destroyed by Admiral Vatson in 1157. In 1793 the French were again dispossessed of this settlement by the English. CHANDOSE, a town SW. of Hemp'-stead. Herts.. CHANG.-NOR, a territory of Hindoostan, in Malabar, with a town of the _s: ime name. CHANG-HAL a town of China, in the prov. of Kiang-nan. n_this town, and the villages dependent. on it, are more than 200,000 Weavers ot cotton cloth. t is 18 miles SE. of Song Kiang. CHANGTON, a town NW. of Stening, Sussex. _ _ CHANG-''ONG, a province of Cluna, bounded on the E. by Petcheli and part of Honan, on the S. by Kiang-nan, on the VV. by the sea, and on the N. by the sea and part of Petcheli. It contains 65,104 square miles, with 24,000,000 in habitants. The country is well watered by lakes. streams, and rivers; but is Iiable to sutfer from drought, as rain falls but seldom. The locusts also sometimes make great devastation. Quails, partridges, and pheasants, abound, and...show more

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  • Paperback | 724 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 37mm | 1,270g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236954874
  • 9781236954879