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" W., & enclosed by the countries of Asia on the N. It communicates with the China sea by the strait of Malacca, Sunda strait, & the strait of Flores. The monsoons, or periodical winds, prevail in the N. part of the ocean, blowing from the SW between April... "
Hand-book of universal geography being a Gnietteer of the world, based on ... - Page 390
by T. Carey Callicot - 1853
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The Nautical Magazine: A Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected ..., Volume 25

Naval art and science - 1856
...Africa separates it from the Atlantic Ocean, and its Southern boundary is generally considered to be a line drawn from the Cape of Good Hope to Bass Strait. * The peculiar form of the land which surrounds this extensive basin prevents the currents of air and...
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Australian Geography, with the Shores of the Pacific and Those of the Indian ...

Sir Thomas Mitchell - Australia - 1850 - 268 pages
...from the Atlantic on the west by Africa, while its northern limit is generally understood to be formed by a line drawn from the Cape of Good Hope to Bass' Straits. What are its principal seas, gulfs or bays ? The Ked Sea, between Arabia and Africa ; the...
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Hand-book of Universal Geography: Being a Gazetteer of the World

Theophilus Carey Callicot - Geography - 1853 - 856 pages
...watering place by visitors from the more N. state*. INDIAN LAKE, Hamilton co. NY., is 4 m. long, Aim. wide. INDIAN OCEAN, a vast oceanic basin, separated...Bass' strait, divided ] from the Atlantic by Africa on trie W., A enclosed by the countries of Asia on the N. It communicates with the China sea by the strait...
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Hand-book of Universal Geography: Being a Gazetteer of the World

Theophilus Carey Callicot - Geography - 1853 - 856 pages
...INDIAN OCEAN, n vast oceanic basin, separated from the Pacific on the E. by the Asiatic archipelago A Australia, ! bounded on S. by a line drawn from the...strait, divided from the Atlantic by Africa on the W., A enclosed by the countries of Asia on the N. It communicates with the China sea by the strait of Malacca,...
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Cyclopedia of Universal Geography: Being a Gazetteer of the World, Based on ...

Theophilus Carey Callicot - Geography - 1854 - 856 pages
...is 4 m. long, Alm. wide. INDIAN OCEAN, a vast oceanic basin, separated from the Pacifie on the 33. by the Asiatic archipelago & Australia, bounded on...strait, divided from the Atlantic by Africa on the W., <fc enclosed by the countries of Asia on the N. It communicates with the China • sea by the strait...
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Cyclopedia of Universal Geography: Being a Gazetteer of the World ...

Theophilus Carey Callicot - Geography - 1855 - 856 pages
...separated from the Pacifio on the E. by the Asiatic archipelago A Australia, bounded on 8. by a lino drawn from the cape of Good Hope to Bass' strait,...countries of Asia on the N. It communicates with the China eea by the strait of M alacca, Sunda strait, & the strait of Flores. The monsoons, or periodical winds,...
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General Examination of the Indian Ocean

Charles Philippe de Kerhallet - Indian Ocean - 1870 - 265 pages
...; the east coast of Africa forms its western limit; and its generally received southern boundary is a line drawn from the Cape of Good Hope to Bass Strait, formed by the coasts of Australia, or "Sew Holland, and Van Diemen's Land, or Tasmania. The form of...
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The Standard American Encyclopedia of Arts, Sciences, History ..., Volume 4

John Clark Ridpath - Encyclopedias - 1897
...pantomime. In'diau Ocean, one of the five grand divisions of the universal ocean, is bounded on the S. by a line drawn from the Cape of Good Hope to the most southern extremity of Tasmania or Van Dieman's Land. Its other limits, reckoned from the last-mentioned...
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The Columbian Cyclopedia, Volume 16

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1897
...surface on both sides. INDIAN O'CEAN: one of the five grand divisions of the universal ocean; bounded s. by a line drawn from the Cape of Good Hope to the most southerly extremity of Tasmania or Van Diemen's Land. Its other limits reckoning from the...
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