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Issue: 038, 16/07/28 p. 509-602
Heading: The Isle of Wight. No. IV. (Fragments from the Travels of Theodore Elbert, a young Swede)
Category: Geography   British Isles   
Topic: [Description of the natural scenery of the Isle of Wight, the route from London, and including an account of the Portsmouth Dockyard]
Person: BRUNEL   

Issue: 063, 07/01/29 p. 14, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Romantic, Para 7
Category: Geography   British Isles   Scotland   The Highlands   
Topic: Heath-beds. [Buchanan and Smollett have romanticized "heath-beds". In reality they are uncomfortable]
Source: Cordiner`s Picturesque Antiquities p. 114   

Issue: 088, 01/07/29 p. 409
Heading: Dialogue between Various Men and Women upon Various Subjects. An Introductory Chapter. Concerning Tintern Abbey
Category: Geography   British Isles   Philosophy Of Civilization   
Topic: [Fictional account of a sightseeing tour in which the protagonists` differences of character and opinion are reconciled by their common feeling for nature. The relationship between humans and nature is then considered on a grand scale in a description of Tintern Abbey]
Dramatic Dialogue
Issue: 105, 28/10/29 p. 682, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Vandalism, Para 2
Category: Historical Sciences   Archaeology   Greece   Italy   France   British Isles   Town Planning   Architecture   Preservation   
Topic: [A comparison between the fate of ancient remains at the hands of the Turks and the descendants of the Greeks and Romans with the fate of Roman remains at Bordeaux as late as the time of Louis XIV. The latter were dismantled to make a defensive wall. Also, some remains found at the abbey at Glastonbury in 1792 were used to make a road]
Source: Stuart`s Athens   Historical Introduction to the Avalonian Guide   

Issue: 112, 16/12/29 p. 795, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Average Quantity of Rain in England, Para 2
Category: Meteorology   Geography   British Isles   
Topic: [Abstract of] Natural History of the Weather. [Statistics on average rainfall in Britain]
Source: Companion to the British Almanac for 1830   
Issue: 133, 15/05/30 p. 297-298
Heading: Geodesical Survey of Ireland. Royal Institution. Conversazione, April 7
Category: Geography   Geodesy   British Isles   Astronomy   The Earth   Philosophy Of Science   
Topic: [Extension of the geodesical survey of Britain to include Ireland, which has been done on a larger scale than the survey of England. Improvement of methods, including the use of a geometrical "base line", to ensure greater accuracy. The physical difficulty of seeing distant points is converted, in this account, into a metaphor for the advancement of scientific knowledge.]
Institution: Government Office of Ordnance   East India Company   
Lecture, 07/04/1830
Issue: 142, 17/07/30 p. 443
Heading: Memoir read before the Geographical Society of Paris
Category: Geography   History   Geology   British Isles   Ireland   
Topic: [In County Wexford lies the remains, under sand, of the whole town of Bannow. Sand is also the agent which has changed the topography of the surrounding countryside]
Person: REGAN, Maurice   WARE, Sir James   
Institution: Geographical Society, Paris   
Ed`s Mark: MARTIN

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Issue: 101, 30/09/29 p. 912
Heading: Topography of Somerset
Category: Geography   British Isles   Palaeontology   Fossil Ungulates   
Title: Delineations of the North Western Division of the County of Somerset, and of its Antediluvian Bone Caverns, with a Geological Sketch of the District
Author: RUTTER, John   
Attribution: Author of "Fonthill and its Abbey Delineated"

Issue: 135, 29/05/30 p. 321-323
Category: History   Politics   Poverty   Economics   Political Economy   Agriculture   Enclosure   British Isles   Ireland   Scotland   
Title: Ireland, and its Economy; being the Result of Observations made in a Tour through the Country in the Autumn of 1829
Author: BICHENO,J.E.   
Attribution: Secretary of the Linnaean Society
Institution: The Linnaean Society   

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