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" The prospect was most extensive and grand. A " fine sheltered bay was seen to the east of us, an arm " of the same on the north-east, and the sea whose " glassy surface was unruffled by a breeze, formed an " immense expanse on the west; the icebergs rearing... "
Letters from High Latitudes: Being Some Account of a Voyage in the Schooner ... - Page 309
by Frederick Temple Blackwood Marquis of Dufferin and Ava - 1857 - 425 pages
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THE POLAR WORLD: A POPUAR DESCRIPTION OF MAN AND NATURE

DR. G. HARTWIG - 1869
...with fearful rapidity into the abyss beneath. " The prospect," says the distinguished naturalist, " was most extensive and grand. A fine sheltered bay...icebergs, rearing their proud crests almost to the tops of the mountains between which they were lodged, and defying the power of the solar beams, were scattered...
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The polar world

Georg Ludwig Hartwig - 1869
...with fearful rapidity into the abyss beneath. ' The prospect,' says the distinguished naturalist, ' was most extensive and grand. A fine sheltered bay...icebergs, rearing their proud crests almost to the tops of the mountains between which they were lodged, and defying the power of the solar beams, were scattered...
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The Polar and Tropical Worlds: A...description of Man and Nature in the ...

Georg Hartwig - Antarctica - 1877 - 811 pages
...with fearful rapidity into the abyss beneath. " The prospect," says the distinguished naturalist, " was most extensive and grand. A fine sheltered bay...expanse on the west; the icebergs, rearing their proud cresta almost to the tops of the mountains between which they were lodged, and defying the power of...
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The Jeannette: And a Complete and Authentic Narrative Encyclopedia of All ...

Richard Perry - Arctic regions - 1882 - 840 pages
...the abyss beneath. But he was delighted with the result of his achievement. " The prospect," says he, "was most extensive and grand. A fine sheltered bay was seen to the east of us; an arm of the sea on the northeast; and fhe sea, whose glassy surface was unruffled by a breeze, formed an immense...
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The Jeanette, and a complete and authentic narrative encyclopedia of all ...

Richard Perry - Arctic regions - 1883 - 840 pages
...the abyss beneath. But he was delighted with the result of his achievement. " The prospect," says he, "was most extensive and grand. A fine sheltered bay was seen to the east of us; an arm of the sea on the northeast; and fhe sea, whose glassy surface was unruffled by a breeze, formed an immense...
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The Beauties of Nature and Wonders of the World We Live in

Sir John Lubbock - Astronomy - 1905 - 429 pages
...the mountain side. Scoresby ascended one of the hills near Horn Sound, and describes the view as " most extensive and grand. A fine sheltered bay was...same on the north-east, and the sea, whose glassy 2B surface was unruffled by a breeze, formed an immense expanse on the west ; the glaciers, rearing...
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The Beauties of Nature and the Wonders of the World We Live in

Sir John Lubbock - Natural history - 1892 - 429 pages
...the mountain side. Scoresby ascended one of the hills near Horn Sound, and describes the view as " most extensive and grand. A fine sheltered bay was...of the same on the north-east, and the sea, whose 2 B 370 THE BEAUTIES OF NATURE CHAP, surface was unruffled by a breeze, formed an immense expanse on...
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The beauties of nature and the wonders of the world we live in

Sir John Lubbock - Astronomy - 1904 - 427 pages
...the mountain side. Scoresby ascended one of the hills near Horn Sound, and describes the view as " most extensive and grand. A fine sheltered bay was...breeze, formed an immense expanse on the west; the glaciers, rearing their proud crests almost to the tops of mountains between which they were lodged,...
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No Man's Land: A History of Spitsbergen from Its Discovery in 1596 to the ...

Sir William Martin Conway - Spitsbergen Island (Norway) - 1906 - 377 pages
...time, and acquired a most astonishing velocity, they sometimes got to the bottom without breaking. The prospect was most extensive and grand. A fine sheltered bay was seen on the east of us, an arm of the same on the north-east, and the sea, whose glassy surface was unruffled...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 13

1820
...yet met with, the fracture was less fresh, and they were more generally covered with lichens. •' The prospect was most extensive and grand. A fine sheltered bay was »cen on the east of m. an arm of the same on the north-east, awl the sea. »hose glassy surface was...
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