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A geography of Pennsylvania for the use of schools and private families

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Published by E. C. Biddle in Philadelphia .
Written in English

Book details:

LC ClassificationsF153 .E14
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, [5]-282 p.
Number of Pages282
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24514980M
LC Control Number01010425

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E. Willard Miller is Professor Emeritus of Geography at the Pennsylvania State University and author of many books, including The College of Earth and Mineral Sciences at Penn State (Penn State, ).Cited by: A Geography of Pennsylvania, for the use of schools, and private families. by Rebecca Eaton. Philadelphia: Key & Biddle - Minor Street. Although this book is dated , the map attached at the front is dated and was likely added later by . Get this from a library! A geography of Pennsylvania for the use of schools and private families.. [Rebecca Eaton]. A Geography of Pennsylvania, prepared for the Pennsylvania Editions of Warren's Common School Geography and Warren's Brief Course in Geography, Cowperthwaite & Co Philadelphia This is a 16 page booklet with a brown paper cover and contains the double page Pennsylvania hand colored map shown below.

The Geography of Pennsylvania Total Size: 44, sq. miles (source: Census) Geographical Low Point: Delaware River at Sea Level (source: U.S. Geological Survey) Geographical High Point: Mt. Davis at 3, feet, located in the county/subdivision of Somerset (source: U.S. Geological Survey) Central Point: Located in Centre County approx. 2 1/2 miles . Pennsylvania Geography. Almost totally covered by mountains, most of the state is a series of rolling hills, plateaus and ridges, punctuated by valleys. Over 50% of the land is still covered by forest land and the only lowlands are in the southeast. It receives more snow than any region in Pennsylvania. Why is the air cooler in the mountains. When the elevation gets higher, the temperature drops and the air is cooler. Describe the shapes of the Ridge and Valley region. Long narrow mountain chains . Due to this, the schools varied in the type of education they offered, which was usually based on the local community's' religious and cultural beliefs. In addition, most schools were private, rather than public. The Pennsylvania Colony stressed freedom of expression and believed in educating all members of the colony.

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