The International Geographical Congress and Exhibition


    THIS Congress, which has been looked forward to with considerable expectation, was opened in the Salle des Etats of the Tuileries, on Sunday last, in presence of the President of the French Republic, many of the dignitaries of State, foreign ambassadors, and other eminent persons. There was a large attendance of the general public, and addresses were given by the President of the Congress, Admiral de la Roncière le Noury, Baron von Richthofen, Sir Henry Rawlinson, and other delegates of the various nations represented at the Congress.

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    The International Geographical Congress and Exhibition . Nature 12, 278–279 (1875).

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