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Where are the largest birds found? • Where most beautiful? • Are there many varieties of birds in the temperate zone? • Are buzzards and crows of any use? • Is it wise to destroy them? • Do they ever become tame? • Are they ever protected by law? • What do crows eat? • Where does the condor live? • What at is the name of the Alpine eagle? • Why does not the condor feed on the snow-clad peaks of his home? com A GEOGRAPHY FOR BEGINNERS 42 • Is the eagle as noble a bird? • Is there any work for the beetle and the buzzard at the north pole?
SPANIARD. RUSSIAN PEASANT. LAPLANDER. com 48 A GEOGRAPHY FOR BEGINNERS BRAZILIAN HUNTER. MEXICAN INDIAN. S. AMERICAN INDIAN. N. AMERICAN INDIAN. ESQUIMAUX. com 49 A GEOGRAPHY FOR BEGINNERS 50 BURMESE PRIEST. SANDWICH ISLANDER. EAST INDIAN GRASSCUTTER. CHINESE SOLDIER. PERSIAN LADY. TURK. Page 35 QUESTIONS. • Did the old world have many Inhabitants? Long-lived? Wicked? • Had God a right to destroy men? • How did he do it? • Did it take Noah long to prepare the ark? • Must it not have been a very large boat to require so long a time to build?
Name the lakes which are open to the navigation of European vessels, and state the rivers and canals through which they call be approached. • How can a vessel sail from Lake Superior to the Gulf of Mexico? Page 20 The foregoing lakes abound in fish and water-fowl of many varieties and superior quality, which afford an easy and a fascinating mode of living to thousands of Indians, French Canadians, and persons from all parts of the world, who are fond of a wild and exciting life. Their shores and rivers abound with beaver, foxes, deer, otters, and other animals, which are trapped or hunted for their fur as well as for food.
A Geography For Beginners