Itasca Lake

Itasca Lake. See Mississippi.

Itchen

Itchen, a Hampshire river, flowing 25 miles SSW. past Winchester to Southampton Water.

Ithaca

Ith'aca, now Thiaki, one of the Ionian Islands (q.v.), the smallest of them except Paxo, is a long, narrow strip of land off the north-east of Cepha-lonia, 20 miles W. of the Greek mainland. The surface is mountainous (2648 feet), the coast steep and rocky. Area, 37 sq. m. Ithaca was Ulysses' home. Pop. 11,050. Chief town, Vathy. See Schliemann's Ithaka (1869).

Ithaca

Ithaca, capital of Tompkins county, New York, picturesquely situated on Cayuga Lake, 35 miles NNB. of Elmira by rail. It has a large trade in coal, and many foundries, mills, and factories, and is the seat of Cornell unsectarian male and female university, founded in 1868 by Ezra Cornell. Pop. 14,079.

Itzehoe

Itzehoe, a town of Holstein, 40 miles NW. of Hamburg by rail. It manufactures sugar, cotton, machinery, chicory, and soap. Pop. 16,772. The original castle (Eselsfleth), around which Etzehoe or Itzehoe gradually arose, was built by Charlemagne in 809.

Ivanovo

Ivano'vo, or Ivanovo-Voznesensk, the ' Manchester' of Russia, in Vladimir government, 210 miles by rail NE. of Moscow. It has been the centre of the Russian cotton industry since about 1750. Pop. 54,000.

Ivel

Ivel, a river of Herts and Bedfordshire, flowing 30 miles N. to the Ouse at Tempsford.

Ivinghoe

Ivinghoe, a market-town of Bucks, 2 miles SSE. of Cheddington Junction, and 38 NW. of London. Ivinghoe Beacon (904 feet) is one of the Chiltern Hills. Pop. of parish, 1077.

Iviza

Iv'iza, or Ibiza (anc. Ebusus), the most southwesterly of the Balearic Isles (q.v.), 56 miles from the Spanish mainland. It is mountainous, and its coasts are indented. Area, 228 sq. m. ; pop. 21,568. Iviza, the chief town, is fortified, and a bishop's see. Pop. 6400.

Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast, a part of the northern coast of the Gulf of Guinea, West Africa, embraces the districts between Cape Palmas and the river Assini. Its western portion belongs to Liberia ; its eastern, now counted as part of the Gold Coast, is shared between Britain and France.

Ivrea

Ivre'a, a town of Piedmont, 38 miles NNE. of Turin by rail. Its cathedral is on the site of a temple to Apollo. Pop. 9883.

Ivry

Ivry, a village (pop. 1074) in the French dep. of Eure, 16 miles NNW. of Dreux. Here, 14th March 1590, Henry of Navarre defeated the League.-Ivry-sur-Seine, a SE. suburb of Paris, on the Seine. Pop. 28,357.

Ivybridge

Ivybridge, a Devon village, 11 miles E. by N. of Plymouth. It has paper-mills. Pop. 1582.

Ixworth

Ixworth, a Suffolk village, 6 1/2 miles NE. of Bury St Edmunds. Pop. of parish, 951.

JABALPUR

JABALPUR, or Jubbulpore, a town of the Central Provinces, India, 228 miles by rail SW. of Allahabad. An important railway junction, it has a trade worth about 2,000,000 annually, and manufactures cotton, tents, and carpets. Pop. (1877) 55,188; (1901) 89,708. Jablonoi. See Yablonoi.