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Originally appearing in Volume V03, Page 448 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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BARTH, a town of Germany, in the kingdom of Prussia, on the Barther Bodden, a lake connecting with the Baltic, 15 M. N.W. from Stralsund by rail. Pap. (1900) 7070. It contains a fine Gothic Protestant church (St Mary's) dating from the 13th century and has several educational establishments, notably a school of seamanship. Its industries comprise iron-founding, ship-building, brewing, and the manufacture of cigars, leather and tinned fish. There is an active export trade in grain.
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HEINRICH BARTH (1821–1865)

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