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The Blockhouse was where Jefferson Davis, Zachary Taylor, and Abraham
Lincoln met as comrades- in-arms; a bronze statue (by Leonard Crunelle)
depicting the young Lincoln as a captain in the militia marks the site on the river's
Lying primarily between latitude 3° and 10° N, the countercurrents shift south
during the northern winter and north during the summer. To either side the trade
winds blow constantly and push great volumes of water westward in the
Sand- dune lands border the North Sea and the Baltic. The Garonne, Loire, and
Seine rivers drain the French section of the plain, and the Scheldt and its
affluents drain the Plain of Flanders and low plateaus of central Belgium.
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For virtually all its 238 years,Britannica has ruled the shelves as a peerless general encyclopedia. Reviewers have consistently given it high marks for most of the 12 criteria identified inKister's ... Read full review