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    15 January 1935, Volume 2 Issue 1 Previous Issue    Next Issue
    The Climatic Factors of China
    1935, 2 (1):  1-9.  doi: 10.11821/xb193501001
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    The major factors which control the climate of China are three in number: (1) distribution of land and orator, (2) mountain bare iers and altitudes, and (3) cyclonic storms.
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    Our Petroleum Prospect
    C. Y.HSIEH
    1935, 2 (1):  11-20.  doi: 10.11821/xb193501002
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    As a result of the wide industrial development as well as extensive construction of the public highways and the consequent demand of motor-car gasoline,the petroleum consumption in China is becoming greater and greater every year.According to the recent report of the Customs office, the import of gasoline,kerosine, fuel oil and lubricating oil has reached in 1933 a total of about eightmillion barrels, valued at 140 million Shanghai dollors.
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    The Distribution of Different Races in China
    1935, 2 (1):  21-52.  doi: 10.11821/xb193501003
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    1. The Plains 2. The Hilly Regions
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    The Agricultural Regions of Anhwei Province and their Population Density
    1935, 2 (1):  53-62.  doi: 10.11821/xb193501004
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    The Province Anhwei lies between the two great rivers of Yangtse andHwaiho. Along the Yangtse there is a narrow strip of alluvial land where riceis its most important crop.
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    A Brief Report of the Investigation in the West Part of Tao-ho
    1935, 2 (1):  63-72.  doi: 10.11821/xb193501005
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    A General Statement.— The west part of Tao-ho which has become ourdominion since the Han Dynasty is still obscure for its geography. It containsnine districts of Kansu Province and two districts of Kokonor Province, andholds an important position in the development of the north-west China.
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    A Proposed Index System for Cartographical Maps of China
    1935, 2 (1):  73-88.  doi: 10.11821/xb193501006
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    This proposed system is based on the following considerations: ⅠSuitable projection ⅡSystematic index ⅢFacility o! combining ⅣEasy reference ⅤEconomic reproduction.
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    Figure of the Earth
    1935, 2 (1):  89-104.  doi: 10.11821/xb193501007
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    Figure of the earth as a geometrical problem. In anoient times,people thought that the surface of the earth is essentially flat. This notion hadbeen kept in the minds of the primitive peoples until the beginning of the sixthcentury before Ohrist. The first clear and unequivocal statement of the sphericity of the earth was due to the Greek philosopher Pythogoras (died 582 B. C.).
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