A New System of Modern Geography, Or, A View of the Present State of the World

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George Clark, 1822 - Geography - 676 pages

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Page 107 - The judicial power of the State shall be vested in a Supreme Court of Errors, a Superior Court, and such inferior courts as the General Assembly shall, from time to time, ordain and establish; the powers and jurisdiction of which courts shall be defined by law.
Page 200 - The judiciary power of this state, both as to matters of law and equity, shall be vested in one supreme court, in circuit courts, and in such other inferior courts as the general assembly may, from time to time, direct and establish.
Page 18 - Venus appears to the west of the sun, it rises before him in the morning, and is called the morning star; and when...
Page 172 - The legislative power of the state shall be vested in a general assembly consisting of a senate and house of representatives...
Page 447 - Mediterranean, lies directly s. of Corsica, from which it is separated by the strait of Bonifacio, a chanmlonly7"m.
Page 22 - Smith, the strength of moon-light, at the full moon, is ninety thousand times less than the light of the sun; but, from some experiments of M. Bouguer, he concluded it to be three hundred thousand times less. The light of the moon, condensed by the best mirrors, produces no sensible effect upon the thermometer. Our earth, in the course of a month, shows the same phases to the Lunarians as the moon does to us ; the earth is at the full at the time of the new moon, and at the new at the time of the...
Page 203 - ... all the lands belonging to the citizens of the United States, residing without the said state, shall never be taxed higher than lands belonging to persons residing therein.
Page 200 - Michigan; thence north, along the middle of said lake, to north latitude forty-two degrees and thirty minutes: thence west to the middle of the Mississippi River, and thence down, along the middle of that river, to its confluence with the Ohio River; and thence up the latter river, along its northwestern shore, to the place of beginning...
Page 12 - The tropics are the parallels of latitude which pass through the solstices. The northern tropic is called the tropic of Cancer ; the southern, the tropic of Capricorn. The polar circles are the parallels of latitude that pass through the poles of the ecliptic, at the distance of twenty-three and a half degrees from the poles of the earth.

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