The first ledge rising from the ocean floor has depth averaging 8000 ft.
The voyage lasted from six to eight weeks, the stay in Jerusalem averaging ten days.
Situated in the heart of the "Cotton Belt," Macon has a large and lucrative trade; it is one of the most important inland cotton markets of the United States, its annual receipts averaging about 250,000 bales.
Of 53 m., is separated from Jutland by a channel not half a mile wide in the north, but averaging io m.
The temperature in the central part of the protectorate is much the same average as at the coast, but the range is far greater, varying from a shade minimum of 59° to a shade maximum of 107 0.1 The rainfall is much scantier on the plateaus than in the maritime regions, averaging in Northern Nigeria about 50 in.