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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 41

Physical Geography

Physical Geography.

1. What is meant by the terms ecliptic, tropics, longitude, antipodes, polar axis?

Give some simple proofs to shew that the general form of the earth is spherical.

2. Explain how and why an insular differs from a continental climate.

3. What is a river-basin? Describe the river system of the Indian Ocean.

4. Mention the directions and limits of the trade winds of the Atlantic Ocean. Explain how these winds are caused.

5. Define the terms indigenous, exotic, representative species, and habitat, as appplied in Physical Geography.

What are the main conditions affecting the distribution of vegetable life on the earth?

Mention some of the plants and animals characteristic of the tropics.