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The Continents of the North considered as the theatre

of History; Asia-Europe; contrast of the North and

South ; its influence in history; conflict of the bar-

barous nations of the North with the civilized nations

of the South ; contrast of the East and West; Eastern

Asia a continent by itself, and complete; its nature;

the Mongolian Race belongs peculiarly to it; cha-

racter of its civilization; superiority of the Hindoo

civilization; reason why these Nations have remained
stationary; Western Asia and Europe; the country
of the truly historical races; Western Asia, physical
description; its historical character; Europe the
best organized for the development of man and of
societies; America—future to which it is destined by
its physical nature, - - - - . 352 A

XVII. SciENTIFIC INTELLIGENCE :--

METEOROLOGY AND HYDROLOGY.

1. Fire-Ball at Bombay. 2. Great mass of Atmospheric

Ice. 3. Report on the Air and Water of Towns.

4. On the Dilatation of Ice by Increase of Tempera-

ture. 5. The buoyancy of the Water of the Dead

Sea. 6. Currents in the Gut of Gibraltar, . 370–374

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