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" Sicily it is separated by the strait of Messina, which in the narrowest part is not more than two miles broad. It extends from 13 to 19 K. Ion. and from 37 50' to 42 56 "
Elements of Useful Knowledge: Containing a Historical and Geographical ... - Page 96
by Noah Webster - 1806 - 294 pages
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A New System of Modern Geography, Or, A View of the Present State of the ...

Sidney Edwards Morse - Atlases - 1822 - 676 pages
...by the States of the church, and on all other sides by the Adriatic and Mediterranean : from Sicily it is separated by the strait of Messina, which in the narrowest part is not more than two miles broad. It extends from 13 to 19 K. Ion. and from 37 50' to 42 56' N....
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A New System of Modern Geography, Or, A View of the Present State of the World

Sidney Edwards Morse - Geography - 1822 - 676 pages
...by the States of the church, and on all other sides bj the Adriatic and Mediterranean : from Sicily it is separated by the strait of Messina, which in the narrowest part is not more than two miles broad. It extends from 13 to 19 E. Ion. and from 37 50' to 42 55' N....
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The Progressive Third Reader: For Public and Private Schools : Containing ...

Salem Town, Nelson M. Holbrook - Readers - 1864 - 320 pages
...(sis'si-le,) the largest, most fruitful, and most populous island in the Mediterranean Sea, lies to the south of Italy, from which it is separated by the strait of Messina, which, in the narrowest part, is only two miles wide. A chain of mount* ahifl extends through it from east to west ; but the most elevated...
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Questions and Answers on Geography, the Globes, and Astronomy. With a short ...

J. J. Hooke - Astronomy - 1867 - 211 pages
...who live by begging and roguery, are very numerous here. Where is the island of Sicily ? To the south of Italy, from which it is separated by the strait of Messina. This island was formerly called Trinacria, from its triangular shape. It was so fertile, that it was...
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A smaller manual of modern geography. Physical and political

John Richardson (Vicar of St. Mary's Hospital, Ilford.) - Geography - 1880 - 283 pages
...Capri, off the W. coast. Obs. 1. Sicily, the largest island in the Mediterranean, lies at the SW point of Italy, from which it is separated by the Strait of Messina. Its area is 11,290 m., its population 2,584,099. The coasts are bold, rocky, and regular ; their most...
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Chandler's Encyclopedia: An Epitome of Universal Knowledge ...

William Henry Chandler - Encyclopedias - 1898
...joined to the kingdom of Italy. See SICILY. Sicily. Island in the Mediterranean, off the extremity of Italy, from which it is separated by the Strait of Messina. Originally held by Sicani or Siculi, it was partly colonized by Phoenicians 800 BC or earlier, and...
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