The Shores of the Adriatic

The Austrian Side, The Küstenlande, Istria, and Dalmatia

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1908
Language: English
Wordcount: 123,790 / 370 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 53.8
LoC Category: GN
Downloads: 1,023
Added to site: 2009.11.27
mnybks.net#: 25895
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Travel
Excerpt

stony district of the Karst. The Istrian ranges are spurs from this lofty plateau, the chain culminating in Monte Maggiore, north-west of Fiume. All these heights belong to the Julian Alps. Beyond Fiume, southwards, there are three principal mountain chains, all of which have much the same formation of limestone, pale brownish or grey in colour, with fossils and streaks of other colours. The first is the Dinaric Alps or Velebits, a continuation of the Julian Alps. These separate Dalmatia from Bosnia as far as Imoschi, where they enter Herzegovina, finally joining the Montenegrin chain. The chain of the shore commences on the left bank of the Kerka and extends to the Narenta, which cuts it. It runs as far as Trebinje, beyond the river. The Montenegrin mountains, which are so impressive above the Bocche di Cattaro, joining with those of the Herzegovina, make the third chain. The islands and rocks in the sea appear to be submarine branches of the littoral chain; the strata lie in the same direction--in the North

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for The Shores of the Adriatic by F. Hamilton Jackson - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for The Shores of the Adriatic by F. Hamilton Jackson - Free eBook

Prophecy's Queen

An Epic Fantasy: Prequel to The Triadine Saga
Timothy Bond

"Readers compare him to David Eddings and Brandon... Read more

Cover image for The Shores of the Adriatic by F. Hamilton Jackson - Free eBook

The Eden Plague

Plague Wars Series Book 0
David VanDyke

Spend time inside a good book today! A Kindle Book... Read more

Cover image for The Shores of the Adriatic by F. Hamilton Jackson - Free eBook

The Piano Girl

Part One of the Counterfeit Princess Series
Sherri Schoenborn Murray

She plays from memory. Her memories.

T... Read more

Cover image for The Shores of the Adriatic by F. Hamilton Jackson - Free eBook

Hollywood Assassin

A Hollywood Alphabet Series Thriller
M.Z. Kelly

HOLLYWOOD ASSASSIN: A Hollywood Alphabet Series... Read more

Cover image for The Shores of the Adriatic by F. Hamilton Jackson - Free eBook

Aurora Sky: Vampire Hunter

Nikki Jefford

If there is one thing eighteen-year-old Aurora... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing help us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Across Asia on a Bicycle
by Thomas Gaskell Allen
Across The Plains
by Robert Louis Stevenson
Adventures in Many Lands
by Various Authors
Byways Around San Francisco Bay
by William E. Hutchinson
Abroad
by Various Authors
The Innocents Abroad
by Mark Twain
A Cathedral Courtship
by Kate Douglas Wiggin
An Account of Egypt
by Herodotus
Pathfinders of the Great Plains
by Lawrence J. Burpee
The Uncommercial Traveller
by Charles Dickens

See more popular titles from this genre.