New Complete Geography

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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. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...Sea, is the headquarters of the Belgian cod and herring fisheries. Bruges is famous for its linens and lace. This town derives its name from its bridges, of which there are fifty-four. 6. Denmark.--Denmark consists of the low peninsula of Jut Prod ne-gm tions and Trade.--Denmark C1' I P produces and exports mainlymilk, Ivjfk fTlW.ftsjV jfe butter, and cheese. M horses, wool, and eggs, also, are sold. Our imports from Denmark consist chiefly of hides, wool, and rennet, a substance used in cheese making. We sell to Denmark oilcake, grain, flour, cotton, and kerosene. 7 he machine, . j the powder, and Flour.beet sugar, and liquors are made, and Copenhagen builds ships out of Norway lumber. The most careful attention is given to butter making. There are over one thousand steam factories, where it is packed and salted to meet the demands of all markets. Enormous quantities are exported. The government is a limited monarchy; the re', liffion of the people is Lutheran; education is nearly i. Making gun barret. A tolid bar of o I r J metal it heated and hammered until it it nwjirprsn tempered and in shape. It it a lenmrit uul' craai. usTedbTioraVthemet.u.eam'r'phammFr Copenhagen, on the island of Zealand, is the. Cliarging the metal cartridges, uls in the cap, miasur 'attens the ball in the shell. capital, and the only large town in the kingdom. The colonial possessions of Denmark are Iceland, Greenland, several of the West Indies, and the Faroe Islands. The Faroe Is-lands (popula-tion 10.000) are volcanic in ori-g i n. Sheep farming is pro-fitable, and bar ley is raised. Many of the islanders live byclimbingthe dangerous cliffs for the eggs and feath-ers of sea-bi rds. The market place at Copenhagen Review Topics.--Describe the Netherlands...show more

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  • Paperback | 166 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 308g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123664137X
  • 9781236641373