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" ... and .horrible. The wild rocks raised their lofty summits till they were lost in the clouds, and the valleys lay covered with everlasting snow. Not a tree was to be seen, nor a shrub even big enough to make a toothpick. The only vegetation we met with... "
A universal gazetteer; or, Geographical dictionary of the world - Page 46
by George Landmann - 1835 - 500 pages
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Brookes's General Gazetteer Improved: Or, A New and Compendious Geographical ...

Richard Brookes - Geography - 1812 - 822 pages
...with snow ; and the only vegetation observed, was a bbdcd grass, throwing in tufts ; wild bnrnet ; and a plant, like moss, which sprung from the rocks. Not a stream of fresh water was о he seen on the whole coast. This island lies between 38 13 and 35 34 \V Ion. and 53 57 and 54 57...
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The World Displayed, Or, A Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 10

Voyages and travels - 1815 - 476 pages
...enough to make a tooth-pick. The only vegetation observed was a strong bladed grass, growing in tufts, wild burnet, and a plant like moss, which sprung from the rocks. Seals or sea-bears were pretty numerous. Among them was a huge animal, of the same kind with the sea-lions...
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A general history and collection of voyages and travels, arranged ..., Issue 27

General history - 1815 - 802 pages
...make a toothpick. The only vegetation we met with was a coarse strong-bladed grass growing in tufts, wild burnet, and a plant like moss, which sprung from the rocks. Seals, or sea-bears, were pretty numerous. They were smaller than those at Staten Land : Perhaps the...
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A General Gazetteer, Or, Compendious Geographical Dictionary: Containing a ...

Geography - 1821 - 768 pages
...which pieces were continually breaking off and floating out to sea. The valleys were covered with MIOW; and the only vegetation observed was bladed grass,...from the rocks. Not a stream of fresh water was to bo seen oil Hie whole coast. Л promontory at its s E end, named Queen Charlotte Cape, is in Ion. 36...
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The Three Voyages of Captain James Cook Around the World, Volume 4

James Cook - Oceania - 1821 - 304 pages
...make a toothpick. The only vegetation we met with, was a coarse strong-bladed grass, growing in tufts, wild burnet, and a plant like moss, which sprung from the rocks. Seals, or sea bears, were pretty numerous. They were smaller than those at Staten Land ; perhaps the...
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A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Arranged ..., Volume 15

Robert Kerr - Explorers - 1824 - 532 pages
...make a toothpick. The only vegetation we met with was a coarse strong-bladed grass growing in tufts, wild burnet, and a plant like moss, which sprung from the rocks. Seals, or sea-bears, were pretty numerous. They were gmaller than those at Staten Land: Perhaps the...
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The General Gazetteer: Or, Compendious Geographical Dictionary ...

Richard Brookes - Geography - 1827 - 756 pages
...those in Spitzbergen. The valleys were covered with snow; and the only vegetation observed was bladcd grass, wild burnet, and a plant like moss, which sprung...coast. A promontory at its SE end was named Queen Charlotte Cape. Lon. 30 1 1 w, lat. 54 32 s. GEORGIA, GULF or, a gulf of the N Pacific wean, between...
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Darby's Universal Gazetteer: Or, A New Geographical Dictionary ...

Richard Brookes, William Darby - Gazetteers - 1827 - 904 pages
...only vegetation observed, was a bladed grass, growing in tufts; wild burnet ; and a plant, like mots, which sprung from the rocks. Not a stream of fresh water was to be seen on the whole coast. This island lies between 38 13' and 35 34' W. long, and 53 57' and 54 57' S. lat. Geppinf,...
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A New Universal Pocket Gazetteer: Containing Descriptions of the Most ...

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Gazetteers - 1832 - 312 pages
...and the only vegetation observed was Waded grass, wild burnet, and a plant like moss, which sprang from the rocks. Not a stream of fresh water was to be seen on the whole coast. Lon. 30 11 W., lat. 54 Gulf of, in the North Pacific Ocean, between the continent of North America...
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A New Universal Gazetteer: Containing a Description of the Principal Nations ...

Richard Brookes - Geography - 1839 - 828 pages
...Spitzbergen ; from which pieces were continually breaking off and floating out to sea. The vallevs were covered with snow ; and the only vegetation observed...of fresh water was to be seen on the whole coast. Georgia, Gulf of, a gulf of the North Pacific Ocean, between the continent of North America and Quadra...
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