basin of the Mediterranean

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  • The basin of the Mediterranean has been divided among powerful nations. Cited from Three Cities Trilogy, Complete, by Emile Zola
  • Climates throughout the central and eastern basin of the Mediterranean and surrounding regions to the north and east would have been drier even above modern sea level.
  • But, during this pregnant summer, grave causes for anxiety were rolling up in the western basin of the Mediterranean. Cited from The Life of Nelson, Vol. I (of 2), by A. T. (Alfred Thayer) Mahan
  • The White race belongs to all three, and from time immemorial has made the central basin of the Mediterranean the white man's sea. Cited from Influences of Geographic Environment, by Ellen Churchill Semple
  • Locate on the map several of the natural entrances into the basin of the Mediterranean. Cited from Early European History, By Hutton Webster
  • The low quantity of algae is the cause of the low number of fish in the eastern basin of the Mediterranean, although there are regional differences.
  • History, which seemed to have been born in the basin of the Mediterranean, was being transported elsewhere, and the ocean had now become the centre of the world. Cited from Three Cities Trilogy, Complete, by Emile Zola
  • Tunis was a highly strategic location, controlling the passage from the west to the eastern basin of the Mediterranean.
  • The Catholic conscience of history is not a conscience which begins with the development of the Church in the basin of the Mediterranean. Cited from Europe and the Faith, by Hilaire Belloc
  • The position of the Carthaginians in the western basin of the Mediterranean was very like that of the Portuguese long afterwards in India. Cited from Sea-Power and Other Studies, by Admiral Sir Cyprian Bridge
  • It was in the AEgean and the eastern basin of the Mediterranean that navigation first reached the point where great commercial ports and free intercourse became possible. Cited from Post-Prandial Philosophy, by Grant Allen
  • The sanctuary is located in the Ligurian basin of the Mediterranean Sea.
  • A glance at the map will show that to effect this the command of the eastern basin of the Mediterranean, like that of the western, must be secured by the Romans. Cited from Sea-Power and Other Studies, by Admiral Sir Cyprian Bridge
  • If we leave out the basin of the Mediterranean, with its Asian and African traditions, Ireland is the one European nation which has clear records of its pagan history. Cited from Ireland, Historic and Picturesque, by Charles Johnston
  • It takes place in the basin of the Mediterranean Sea, which has largely evaporated following tectonic activity shutting it off from the Atlantic Ocean.
  • The recent discoveries of Collignon correspond with those in Algeria, and complete our knowledge of the basin of the Mediterranean. Cited from Prehistoric Peoples, by The Marquis de Nadaillac
  • Their object was to secure the eastern basin of the Mediterranean by the establishment of some strong frontier against Iran, out of which had come more than once forces threatening the destruction of Ottoman power. Cited from The Balkans, by Nevill Forbes, A. J. Toynbee, D. Mitrany, D.G. Hogarth
  • Livigno is one of the few Italian villages which do not belong to the drainage basin of the Mediterranean Sea but to the Black Sea basin.
  • As a rule, lavender is a native of the countries bordering on the great basin of the Mediterranean -- at least eight out of twelve species are there found to be indigenous on mountain slopes. Cited from Scientific American Supplement, No. 799, April 25, 1891, by Various
  • To all appearance, therefore, the Hellenic mariners were the first among the inhabitants of the eastern basin of the Mediterranean to navigate the coasts of Italy. Cited from The History of Rome (Volumes 1-5), by Theodor Mommsen
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