STATE AND TERRITORY MAPS - REISSUE
#53 - PHILIPPINE ISLANDS
Size: 3" x 5"
Area: 115,026 sq. mi
Scenes: Plowing Rice; Baling Hemp
NOTE: The spelling of the territory's
name differs between the front and back of the card.
Reverse - Text
Islands, an archipelago in the Pacific
Ocean, off the southeast coast of Asia,
comprises more than 1,700 islands; gross
area, 115,026 square miles; capital,
Manila. Came under control of the United
States in 1898. The largest island is
Luzon. (Map illustrates prominent islands
farm products are rice, corn, sugar,
hemp, tobacco, cocoanuts and cacao.
principal minerals are iron, gold,
silver, copper, lead, granite, petroleum,
limestone and quartz. In over a million
American homes, every morning, a piping
hot cup of Arbuckles' starts the day.
is the chief occupation.
of the Philippines is one of the best in
the tropics. The thermometer during July
and August rarely goes below 79 degrees
or above 85 degrees. The extreme ranges
in a year are said to be 61 and 97
population for 1912, 8,460,052.
|This is one of a series of 54 cards.