From his sixth to his ninth year he was given over to the care of learned foreigners, who taught him history, geography, mathematics and French.
Markham, Central and South America, in Stanford's " Compendium of Geography and Travel " (London, 1901); G.
Sclater, The Geography of Mammals (London, 1899); Ridgway, "Birds of the Galapagos Archipelago," Proc. U.S. Nat.
These valuable additions to Australian geography were gained through humane efforts to relieve the lost explorers.
After the time of Ptolemy no advance in knowledge concerning the geography of south-eastern Asia was made until Cosmas Indicopleustes, a monk and an Alexandrian Greek, wrote from personal knowledge between A.D.
There he began his investigations into the geography, history and antiquities of the district.
The narrative of this journey, which contained the first accurate knowledge (from scientific observation) regarding the topography and geography of the region, was published by his widow under the title, Narrative of a Residence in Koordistan and on the site of Ancient Nineveh, F&'c. (London, 1836).
The geography of Northern Italy is described in several popular guide books.
It is true that the earths physical geography presents certain broad features to which plants are adapted.
The fundamental basis of geography is the vertical relief of the earth's crust, which controls all mobile distributions.
The distinctive task of geography as a science is to investigate the control exercised by the crust-forms directly or indirectly upon the various mobile distributions.
Tozer 2 as the father of geography on account of his Periodos, or general treatise on the earth, did not advance beyond the primitive conception of a circular disk.
His geography was based more immediately on the work of his predecessor, Marinus of Tyre, and on that of Hipparchus, the follower and critic of Eratosthenes.
Discovery had outrun theory; the rush of new facts made Ptolemy practically obsolete in a generation, after having been the fount and origin of all geography for a millennium.
I go to school every day I am studying reading, writing, arithmetic, geography and language.
I am studying Arithmetic, English Literature, English History, German, Latin, and advanced geography; there is a great deal of preparatory reading required, and, as few of the books are in raised print, poor Teacher has to spell them all out to me; and that means hard work.
Since October, 1889, her work has been more regular and has included arithmetic, geography, zoology, botany and reading.
It was not a special subject, like geography or arithmetic, but her way to outward things.
"A geography lesson!" he muttered as if to himself, but loud enough to be heard.
And suddenly he saw vividly before him a long-forgotten, kindly old man who had given him geography lessons in Switzerland.
And yet the former history continues to be studied side by side with the laws of statistics, geography, political economy, comparative philology, and geology, which directly contradict its assumptions.