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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1909
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
 

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Seite 230 - States in perpetuity the use, occupation and control of a zone of land and land under water for the construction, maintenance, operation, sanitation and protection of said Canal of the width of ten miles extending to the distance of five miles on each side of the center line of the route of the Canal to be constructed...
Seite 308 - Mass., in 1920. on the occasion of the celebration of the three hundredth anniversary of the founding of that city.
Seite 46 - Government is divided into the legislative, executive, and judicial branches, the former consisting of two houses, the Senate and the Chamber of Deputies. The Senate has 63 members...
Seite vi - Deciliter (y^ liter) equals 6.1022 cubic inches. Liter equals 0.908 quart. Decaliter (10 liters) equals 9.08 quarts. Hectoliter (100 liters) equals 2.838 bushels. Kiloliter (1,000 liters) equals 1.308 cubic yards. Metric liquid measures.
Seite 121 - Nuevitas and took possession of the country in the name of the King of Spain.
Seite 229 - Two mountain chains traverse the territory of the Republic. Inclosing a number of valleys and plains which afford excellent pasturage for cattle and in which all the products of the Tropical Zone are raised.
Seite 88 - Three chains of mountains which cross the country produce a variety of climate and products, ranging from the temperate to the tropical. Coffee, cacao, sugar cane, tobacco, and bananas, are successfully grown and largely exported, and the extensive forests contain a number of valuable cabinet and other useful woods, and medicinal plants. Vegetable ivory and india rubber are other products of export, also "Panama" hats, in the manufacture of which the natives have acquired considerable skill.
Seite vi - Hectometer (100 meters) equals 328 feet. 1 inch. Kilometer (1,000 meters) equals 0.62137 mile (3,280 feet 10 inches). Myriameter (10,000 meters) equals 6.2137 miles. , Metric surface measures: Centare (1 square meter) equals 1,550 square inches.
Seite 65 - Republic has more than 10,000 miles of navigable waterways open to river steamers and ocean-going vessels, and 20,000 miles additional which are navigable for lightdraft and flat-bottom boats.
Seite vi - Hectogram (loo grams) equals 3.5274 ounces. Kilogram (1,000 grams) equals 2.2046 pounds. Myriagram (10,000 grams) equals 22.046 pounds. (Quintal (100,000 grams) equals 220.46 pounds. Millier or tonnea — ton (1,000,000 grams) equals 2,204.6 pounds. Metric dry measure.

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