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Illustrated Description Of Russia

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Map of European Russia


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Map of European Russia
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Russia is, in general, level, and comprises some of the most extensive plains in the world. The empire, however, is naturally parcelled into the two great divisions of European and Asiatic Russia, by the Ural mountains, which stretch in a north-northeast direction from the Caspian sea to the Arctic ocean; forming, through the greater part of their course, the boundary between Europe and Asia.

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Sears, Robert. An Illustrated Description of the Russian Empire. New York: Robert Sears, 1855