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Proposed Expedition to Explore Ellesmere Land, Northwest of Baffin Bay: And ...
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Página 1 - That whenever the summit of the mountains which extend in a direction parallel to the coast from the 56th degree of north latitude to the point of intersection of the 141st degree of west longitude shall prove to be at the distance of more than ten marine leagues from the ocean, the limit between the British possessions and the line of coast which is to belong to Russia, as above mentioned...
Página 1 - AMENDMENTS These by-laws may be amended by a two-thirds vote of the members present and voting...
Página 236 - the western limits of the republic should be drawn, and the statue of the fabled god Terminus should be raised upon its highest peak, never to be thrown down.
Página 5 - Spanish galleons and the rich Spanish cities. Sir Francis Drake, Sir Walter Raleigh, and other navigators, aided by Queen Elizabeth, with bands of buccaneers, refugees from all countries, though mostly Englishmen, explored the recesses of the Caribbean Sea. crossed the Isthmus of Panama, and launched their little vessels on the Pacific.
Página 236 - How are you going to apply steam ? Have you made anything like an estimate of the cost of a railroad running from here to the mouth of the Columbia?
Página 13 - Columbus were decked only at the prow and stern, and the three were manned by 120 men. The armada of Queen Elizabeth was formed of merchant vessels fitted up as men-of-war, and not until the time of Charles I were there any regular ships of war in England or, probably, in other countries. Commerce was usually carried on by companies, with rules regulating the quantity of goods to be exported, so that the market should not be over-stocked and unremunerative prices obtained.