Class Book of Physical Geography

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    So much alteration in arrangement and text has been made in this new and enlarged edition of Prof. Hughes' well-known class book that it is practically a new work. In all directions we note additional matter which seems well adapted to meet modern requirements, and many new illustrations of exceptional merit have been introduced. A clear and comprehensive account is now given of the earth as a member of the solar system, and of the methods of ascertaining its form and size, as well as the positions of points upon its surface. The treatment of the various physical features of the earth is both clear and complete, and moreover is bright enough to make the subject attractive even to the general reader. Among the subjects which merit special mention are eclipses, winds, and climate, the first-named being illustrated by some excellent diagrams. The book has greatly gained in value in the hands of the present editor, and we confidently recommend it to the notice of pupil teachers and others interested in the subject.

    Class Book of Physical Geography.

    By Wm. Hughes New edition, revised by R. A. Gregory, F.R.A.S. Pp. 328 + viii. (London: George Philip and Son, 1899.)

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    Class Book of Physical Geography. Nature 59, 484 (1899) doi:10.1038/059484b0

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