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Across the Continent


"Across the Continent" is a lost silent film released by Paramount Pictures in June 1922, and was one of star Wallace Reid's last performances.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of World Geography (2005)

by R. W. McColl

Cold temperatures are spread across the continent. The higher elevations of East Antarctica provide the coldest temperatures. A more moderate climate is found on the Antarctic Peninsula, where high temperatures average closer to freezing.

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of African Cultural Heritage in North America (2015)

by Mwalimu J. Shujaa, Kenya J. Shujaa

In between these varied landscapes is the Sahel and steppe vegetation that spans across the continent. From the blistering temperature in Libya to the frosty South African plains, the climatic conditions in Africa range from the tropical to ...

Google previewChamber's Encyclopedia: A dictionary of universal knowledge for the people (1886)

altogether a quite practicable route across the continent through a fairly continuous, if narrow belt of upland and stream, a route utilised ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Photography, 3-Volume Set (2005)

by Lynne Warren

The first half of the twentieth century saw studio photography practiced by Africans across the continent, although the prohibition against images made photography less popular in Islamic North Africa. At the same time, Europeans documented ...

Google previewThe Greenwood Encyclopedia of Folktales and Fairy Tales: A-F (2008)

by Donald Haase

are found across the continent. But these stories are almost never moral fables; instead, the animal world mirrors the human world in most ...

Google previewThe World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre (2001)

Europe by Don Rubin, Peter Nagy, Philippe Rouyer

Right across the continent stability was a word used without thinking twice. One could speak of the stability of western Europe with its established economies and cultural pluralism. One could speak of the stability of the franc or the pound.

Google previewA Political and Economic Dictionary of Africa (2013)

by David Seddon

east and west, across the continent. There are, nevertheless, important regional groupings within the continent into which the numerous individual states are often divided: North Africa and sub-Saharan Africa are the two most 'inclusive' .

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the U.S. Maritime Industry (2012)

by Kenneth J. Blume

A form of intermodal transportation that makes exclusive use of railroad cars to move cargo from an oceangoing ship and then across the continent. Containers being transported from Japan to Europe, for example, would be loaded onto ships, ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought

out across the continent, each adding core insight to Africa's diverse (and complex) artistic heritage, in essence coloring in the once monochromatic map of African artistic engagement with rich detail. Since that time, considerable emphasis ...

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From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic an iron curtain has descended across the Continent. (Winston Churchill)
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