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, Virginia, USA - 1895 - Virginia


Virginia, ver-jin'e-q (Fr. Virginie, veer'zhee'nee'), an Atlantic state of the American Union, one of the original thirteen states, is bounded N.E. by Maryland, E. by Mary land and the Atlantic, S. by North Carolina and Tennessee, and N.W. by Kentucky and West Virginia. From Mary land it is divided, for the most part, by the river Potomac, from Kentucky by the Cumberland Mountains, and from West Virginia by a devious line which follows, in part, the crests of the Blue Ridge and other ridges of the Appalachian system of mountains. Area, 42,450 square miles. The boundary-line with Maryland is not settled, each claiming jurisdiction over all the waters of the Potomac...

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott

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