Ontario Public School Geography

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(2.3 stars; 5 reviews)

This Ontario Public School textbook, published in 1922, contains some fascinating facts of a world which no longer exists. It seems politically incorrect in some of its descriptions by modern day standards. (Summary by David Lawrence) (12 hr 58 min)


Preface 3:27 Read by David Lawrence
An Aeroplane Journey over Canada 12:23 Read by MaryAnn
Hunting and Fishing 20:50 Read by Bryce Allen
Lumbering and Mining 10:18 Read by Larry Wilson
Food from the Soil 16:10 Read by Sarah Alaine Swart
Raw Materials, Manufacture, Transportation, Trade 6:13 Read by Greg Giordano
Land Forms 10:29 Read by Garth Burton
The Earth as a Whole 13:15 Read by Rapunzelina
How the Sun Lights and Heats the Earth 15:40 Read by Doug Sheppard
Atmosphere, Winds and Rain 12:12 Read by Doug Sheppard
The Ocean 25:26 Read by Rapunzelina
Climate and Life 10:58 Read by Garth Burton
North America, The Continent as a Whole 25:05 Read by Lynne T
The Dominion of Canada 31:38 Read by Kimberly Krause
The Province of Ontario 32:07 Read by Sarah Jennings
The Province of Quebec 14:45 Read by Sarah Alaine Swart
The Province of New Brunswick 9:06 Read by Greg Giordano
The Province of Nova Scotia 8:15 Read by Greg Giordano
The Province of Prince Edward Island 4:21 Read by Greg Giordano
The Prairie Provinces 23:31 Read by Doug Sheppard
The Province of British Columbia 16:26 Read by Sarah Jennings
The Yukon and Northwest Territories 7:01 Read by Greg Giordano
Newfoundland and Greenland 9:09 Read by Greg Giordano
The United States of America, part 1 19:15 Read by Doug Sheppard
The United States of America, part 2 24:04 Read by Doug Sheppard
Mexico 7:09 Read by Larry Wilson
Central America 5:12 Read by Larry Wilson
The West Indies and Bermuda 9:44 Read by Larry Wilson
South America, The Continent as a Whole 22:17 Read by Lynne T
Brazil 5:12 Read by Greg Giordano
Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay 7:24 Read by Greg Giordano
Chile and Peru 6:29 Read by Larry Wilson
Bolivia, Ecuador and Colombia 5:04 Read by Larry Wilson
Venezuela, The Guianas and The Islands of South America 4:56 Read by Greg Giordano
Europe, The Continent as a Whole 14:32 Read by Rapunzelina
The British Isles, England and Wales 21:07 Read by Steve C
Scotland and Ireland 10:46 Read by Greg Giordano
Norway, Sweden 8:53 Read by Anastasiia Solokha
Denmark and Iceland 5:24 Read by Anastasiia Solokha
The Netherlands, Belgium and Luxemburg 10:13 Read by Anastasiia Solokha
France 11:10 Read by Sarah Alaine Swart
Switzerland and Germany 12:56 Read by Greg Giordano
Austria, Hungary, Czecho-Slovakia 9:32 Read by Availle
Poland, the Baltic States and Russia 14:20 Read by Greg Giordano
Rumania, Spain and Portugal 8:56 Read by Andrea Kotzer
Gibraltar and Malta, Italy, Vatican City and Marino 13:04 Read by Andrea Kotzer
Yugo-Slavia, Albania, Bulgaria, Greece and European Turkey 11:54 Read by Andrea Kotzer
Asia, The Continent as a Whole 19:13 Read by MaryAnn
The Soviet Republics 7:06 Read by Greg Giordano
Turkey, Syria, Cyprus and Palestine 7:02 Read by Doug Sheppard
Iraq, Arabia, Aden and Perim, Persia and Afghanistan 6:58 Read by Doug Sheppard
India and Ceylon 11:41 Read by MaryAnn
China 9:33 Read by MaryAnn
Japan 7:32 Read by Availle
Indo-China and the East Indies 9:49 Read by MaryAnn
Africa, The Continent as a Whole 12:25 Read by Rapunzelina
Morocco, Algeria and Tunis, Libia, Egypt and The Anglo-Egyptian Sudan 7:59 Read by Greg Giordano
Abyssinia, Eritrea, Somaliland, Uganda, Kenya, Tanganyika and Mosambique 4:08 Read by Greg Giordano
Angola, The Belgian Congo, French Equatorial Africa, West Africa and Nigeria 3:58 Read by Greg Giordano
British South Africa, Nyasaland and Rhodesia 7:28 Read by Greg Giordano
South-West Africa, Bechuanaland, The Union of South Africa and The Islands of A… 8:05 Read by Greg Giordano
Australia and the Islands of the Pacific 12:45 Read by Doug Sheppard
The States of Australia 6:17 Read by Doug Sheppard
New Zealand, New Guinea, The Smaller Islands and The Hawaiian Islands 11:24 Read by Jennifer Dorr
The British Empire 17:07 Read by Steve C



(0.5 stars)

very basic. aload of twaddle. unreliable.