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and holds him in that degree of Scorn and Contempt, which is competible to the lowest and most debased Part or Class of all the Animal Creation.

CH A P. III.

Spherical Trigonometry applied to Geo

graphy ; in finding the Latitude, Longitude, Bearing, and Distances of Places on the Terrestrial Globe.

I

Need not pretend to inform any Person of the great Use and Consequence of Spherical Trigono

metry, in the most entertaining and delightful Science of Geography ; this has been already done by many, who have wrote on this Subject ; so that I need not trouble the Reader with much on this Head, did not my Order and Method require it: However, what I have seen of this Nature already in print, has convinced me, that somewhat more must be done, before the Spherical Doctrine of Geography will be any thing like compleat. For in the first place, proper Schemes have been wanting to represent the Problem in a Manner adapted to the Apprehensions of the Learner.

Secondly, The Method has been too perplexed and unnatural, and consequently rendered the subject irksome, rather than pleasant, as it really is in itself.

Thirdly, Too great Conciseness has made this Matter difficult and obscure.

Fourthly,

Fourthly, A proper Table of the Latitude and Longitude of Places has been wanting in Tracts of this Kind; and whether or no I have here fupplied the Deficiencies complained of, must be determined by a Perusal of the whole Chapter.

In order thereto I shall begin with a Table of the Latitude and Longitude of the most noted Places in the World ; fupposing the first Meridian to pass thro' Teneriff ; and the Latitude North, except when marked with S.

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Names of Cities Metropolis of 1. Great Britain. London

England
Edinburgh Scotland
Dublin

Ireland
II. In France.
Paris

Isle of France
Amiens

Picardy Rheims

Champaigne Roven

Normandy Rheimes

Bretagne Orleans

Orleanois Dijon

Burgundy Lyons

Lyonois Bourdeaux Glascoigny Tboulouse Languedoc Grenoble

Dauphiné Aix

Provence Nancy

Loraine
Besançon

French Compté
III. Spain.
Madrid

New Castile
Compostella Gallicia

48 4521 30
49 54 21 26
49 13 23
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Old Castile

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43 23 11 05

43 47 14 22 Navarre

42 52 | 16 06 Aragon

41 35 17 00 Catalonia

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23 Valentia

39 25 17 15 Murcia

38 04 16 34

42 25 13 30 Leon

42

44 IL Estremadura

39 48 11 50 Andalusia

37 3011I 14 in Ditto

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32 10 42 Granada

37

28 13 55 Isle of Majorca 39

04 20 33 Isle of Minorca

40 00 22 30

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Oviedo
Bilboa
Pampeluna
Soragosa
Barcelona
Valence
Murcia
Burgos
Leon
Placentia
Seville
Cadiz
Granada
Majorca
Citadella

IV. Italy.
Rome
Chambery
Turin
Casale
Genoa
Milan
Parma
Modena
Mantua
Trieste
Venice
Florence
Leghorn
Naples
Palermo
Cagliari

4028

Italy

41 5020

02 Savoy

45 04 25 24 Piedmont

44 34 27 26 Montferrat 44

17 D. Genoa

43 5329 00 D. Milan

44 55 2.9 13 D. Parma

44 24 30 40 D. Modena

44 14 31 32 D. Manlua

44 5231 Istria

45 4434 55 Com. of Venice

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00 Kingdom of Naples 40 56 36 15 Isle Sicily 37 26 34 50 ise Sardinia

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Vienna
Austria

14137 05 Hanover

In Lower Saxony 152 35129 36
Berlin
Brandenburg

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331 33 52 Dresden Upper Saxony

51 06

33 50 Magdeburg Lower Saxony

17132

00 Munster Westphalia

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32 Augsburg Swabia

48 1430

14130 57 Nurenburg Franconia

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Munich
Bavaria

41 5831 36
Prague
Bobemia

49 5834 33 Basil Switzerland

47 3427

16 Antwerp Germ. Netherlands

23 36 Brussels Brabant

50 54123 36
VI. United Prov.
Amsterdam

Seven Un. Pravin. 52
Hague

in Holland

52 08

23 22 Haerlem

in Ditto

52 323 36
VII. Sweden.
Stockbolm
Sweden

59 26 39 05
Riga
Livonia

56 54 45 34 Notteburg Ingria

59 5234 OO Abo Finland

33 Lunden Scbonen

56 44133 Revel

in Eastland

59 1346 32 Narva

Eastland 59 0650 25
Tornia
Lapland

001 Christianstat Gothland

56 35 34
VIII. Denmark.
Copenhagen Denmark

56 13 32 30
Bergen
Norway

61 0024 VOL. II.

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Muscovy

55 25 63 00 Dwina

64 50|65 Novogrod Weliki 158

18 Astracan

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Hamburg
Sleswick
Wyburg

IX. Russia.
Moscow
Archangel
Novogrod
Astracan
Petersburg

X. Poland. Cracow Warsaw Dantzick Mittau Wilna Lemburg Kamiriieck Bresle

XI. Turkey Constantinople Buda Belgrade Temiswar Adrianople Zaza Posega Hermanstad Thessalonica Misithra Aloph

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43 0054

20 Lower Hungary 42 17141 44 Servia

45 20142 34 Temiswar 46 0643 24 Romania

oo Dalmatia

44 3437 20 Sclavonia

45 4639 42 Transilvania 46 4645 Macedonia

41 3747

00 The Morea

35 2547

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