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    • Overlooking the Harbor, San Juan, Porto Rico

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    • Porto Rico is about 450 miles east of Cuba. It is fourth in size among the West Indies. It is 100 miles long from east to west, and about 36 miles wide. It would make about three states the size of Rhode Island. Its central portion is mountainous...
    • Mexico's Principal Harbor, Vera Cruz

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    • Vera Cruz (v´ rä krs´) is the chief Mexican port. In 1916 the value of its shipping was over $80,000,000. About ½ of its exports, including tobacco, hides, dye woods, drugs, and vanilla, are sent to the United States. The harbor of the city is a...
    • Harbor of Colombo, Ceylon

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    • Colombo is the capital of Ceylon (s-ln´). Ceylon is an island lying southeast of India, and like India it is a colony of Great Britain. Ceylon is about the size of West Virginia. It contains over 3,500,000 people. It is famous for its tea...
    • Madras and Harbor, India

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    • India looks like a great V on the map. The point of the V is not far from the Equator. The extreme northern part of the Indian Empire is 800 miles north of the Tropic of Cancer. From east to west the Empire extends some 2,000 miles. It is one-half...
    • Grapurchat, June 9, 1924

    • Student newspapers and periodicals.
      Radford University
    • Grapurchat was the first student newspaper at Radford College and was published from 1921 until 1978 when the name was changed to the Tartan. "The first two syllables of the word Grapurchat are formed from the colors of the Normal School, [as...
    • Queenstown Harbor, Ireland

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    • If you were on one of the large ships bound from New York to Liverpool, you would probably "call" at Queenstown, Ireland. Sea-going men mean by a "call" a short stop without putting into port. The ships carrying mail stop outside Queenstown to...
    • Lower City and Harbor, Bahia, Brazil

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    • Which way is Bahia (bä-´ ä) from Rio de Janeiro? In which direction is it from the Equator? About how far from the Equator is it? Bahia is made up of two parts-a lower and an upper city. The lower part is the business section. The upper part is...
    • General View of Wrecked Battleship Maine

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    • For a number of years before 1898 the people of the United States had looked on the Spanish rule of Cuba with disfavor. The Cubans were harshly treated at the hands of the Spanish rulers. Many people in the United States felt that Cuba had a right...
    • Bird's-Eye View of Alexandria, Egypt

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    • Alexandria is located on the Mediterranean (md -tr-´ n-n) Sea on one of the mouths of the Nile. It is a city of about 400,000 people, and is the second in size in Egypt. What is the first? It has two harbors, an old and a new, on different sides of...
    • Dredging in the Harbor of Montevideo, Uruguay

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    • The most important ports of South America are on the eastern shore. The one that leads all others is Buenos Aires. Santos, the famous coffee-shipping port of Brazil, ranks second in the value of its commerce. Rio de Janeiro stands third, and...
    • Harbor of St. John's, Newfoundland

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    • Newfoundland is an island lying between the Gulf of St. Lawrence and the Atlantic Ocean. It is larger than the state of Kentucky, and had a population of nearly 250,000. Its capital and chief city is St. John's on the southeastern section of the...
    • Barcelona, Spain, from the Harbor

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    • Barcelona (bär´ s-l´ nä) is the liveliest city in Spain. It is as large as Baltimore, and leads all other Spanish cities in commerce and manufacturing. Ships flying the flags of all nations drop anchor in its harbor. Iron foundries, machine shops,...
    • Great Ocean Liners at the Docks, Hoboken, N.J.

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    • When a traveler comes into New York harbor his attention is claimed by a number of things. Undoubtedly the first point of interest is the high buildings of Lower Manhattan. Then he turns for a look at the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. As he...
    • The Cathedral and Harbor, Marseilles, France

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    • Marseilles (mär-slz´) is the largest port of France, and is the second city in size. It has a population of over a half million; that is, it is about the size of Cleveland or Baltimore. It is situated on the Gulf of the Lion, a part of the...

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