2 edition of The modern gazetteer, or, A short view of the several nations of the world found in the catalog.
The modern gazetteer, or, A short view of the several nations of the world
|Statement||by Mr. Salmon ..|
|Series||CIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 42109, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 42109|
|Contributions||Potter, John, fl. 1754-1804|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||7 microfiches (297 fr.)|
|Number of Pages||297|
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Full text of "The modern gazetteer, or, A short view of the several nations of the world [microform]: absolutely necessary for rendering the public news, and other historical occurrences, intelligible and entertaining: containing, introduction to geography II.
The situation and extent of all the empires, kingdoms, states III. The produce, manufactures, trade. Full text of "The modern gazetteer; or, A short view of the several nations of the Mr. Salmon. 8th ed. with great additions" See other formats. A gazetteer is a geographical dictionary or directory used in conjunction with a map or atlas.
It typically contains information concerning the geographical makeup, social statistics and physical features of a country, region, or continent. Content of a gazetteer can include a subject's location, dimensions of peaks and waterways, population, gross domestic product and literacy rate.
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