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Title: A collection of voyages and travels: consisting of authentic writers in our own tongue, which have not before been collected in English, or have only been abridged in other collections. And continued with others of note, that have published histories, voyages, travels, journals or discoveries in other nations and languages, relating to any part of the continent of Asia, Africa, America, Europe, or the islands thereof,from the earliest account to the present time...
Year: 1745 (1740s)
Authors: Osborne, Thomas, d. 1767 Erondelle, Pierre, fl. 1586-1609, tr
Subjects: Neder Oost-Indische Campagnie Voyages and travels Voyages around the world
Publisher: London : T. Osborne
Contributing Library: Harold B. Lee Library
Digitizing Sponsor: Brigham Young University


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A Description of Moscow. 241 It is about 2S00 verfts in length, an En*gUfo mile in molt places over, and emptiesits waters into the Cafpian fea, running by■Mraca/r, and other towns of note, towhich it brings a confiderable trade. Theother rivers of note are the Boryjlhenes,that divideth the counry from Lithuania,and falleth into the Euxine fea; the Ta-nais, or Don, the ancient boundary be-tween Europe and Afia, falling into thegreat lake of Mceotis, by the city of Afoph jDuina, falling unto the bay of St. Nicholas,northward ; and to be brief, a great manymore, as Mofcoiv, running through the cityof that name, and about ten others verylarge, befides fmaller ftre^ms, the leaft forlength and breadth comparable to the ri-ver of Thames; and from thefe proceedmany branches: fo that take the countryin general, it is as well watered as can bedefired.andaccommodatedwithfeveralgoodports and havens.Soil. The foil of this fpacious country cannot be reafonably expected (any more thanothers) fert


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