... stretches S. from the Mediterranean to the 24th parallel N. lat., and from the Red Sea on the E. to the Lihyan desert on the W. 06s. 2. ... via the Alexandria and Suez Railway and the Suez Canal, and a large trade with the interior, via the Nile and by caravans. ... Egypt possesses three grand routes of communication, which make her the great commercial highway between ... complete telegraphic service .
|Title||:||A smaller manual of modern geography. Physical and political|
|Author||:||John Richardson (vicar of St. Mary's hospital, Ilford.)|