Rapport Du Comite Consultatif; Report of the Advisory Committee Volume 20

Rapport Du Comite Consultatif; Report of the Advisory Committee Volume 20

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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. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...have made it possible for a far-seeing government to turn the avenues, squares, and parks of the city into gardens of flowers and trees which bloom throughout the winter. Shady walks and banks of flowers along the water'B edge greet the visitor as he approaches from the sea, and spacious boulevards with gardens on either side or down the center conduct him through the city. There are approximately one hundred parks and squares, laid out with forethought and the best skill of the landscape artist. The landscape engineering work has been directed by Sefior Carlos Thays who founded the modl Botanical Garden where is assembled a large assortment of native and exotic plants arranged not only for beauty but for instruction also Penguins, in the Buenos Aires Zoological Garden, native to the southern part of the continent.--The Zoological Garden at Palermo Park has been made in recent years one of the most artistic of its kind in the world, and a most delightful retreat for recreation or instruction. It is unusually rich in its display of South American animal life and possesses a notable collection of llamas, guanacos, and anteaters Parks and Gardens of Buenos Aires' By F. L AMSON-SCRIBNER Expert on Exhibits, Department of Agriculture, Washington, D. C. Author of numerous bulletins and articles on botanieal and agricultural subjects THERE probably is no country in the world, not even excepting our own, where civic and rural progress and development have taken place more rapidly during the last twenty years than in the South American republic of Argentina. The area of Argentina is as great as all of the United States east of the Mississippi, or six times the area of France. From north to south the range of climate is very great. One may broil in...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 440g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236831748
  • 9781236831743