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The Two Hemispheres: A Popular Account of the Countries and Peoples of the World

    Abstract

    THIS work contains in one volume much useful geographical informatipn, methodically arranged. It is, indeed, a systematic and succinct account of the various continents, countries, and oceans, somewhat after the style of a gazetteer, for which it may be used by means of the copious index. The information seems to us in the main accurate, though many of the illustrations appear well worn. Mr. Chisholm, however, gives the old erroneous measurements of Mounts St. Elias and Fairweather, in Alaska, evidently unaware of the survey made by Dall six years ago, and which showed them to be 4000 feet higher than given here.

    The Two Hemispheres: A Popular Account of the Countries and Peoples of the World.

    By G. G. Chisholm Illustrations. (London: Blackie and Son, 1882.)

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