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" ... miles. It rose, according to our estimate, 600 feet above the water ; and, from the point we viewed it, presented a pretty exact outline of the great pyramid of Cheops. Like other rocks along the shore, it seemed to be incrusted with calcareous cement.... "
A History of the State of Nevada: Its Resources and People - Page 123
edited by - 1904 - 760 pages
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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d ...

United States. Congress. House - United States
...to be incrusted with calcareous cement. This striking feature suggested a name for the lake; and 1 called it Pyramid lake ; and though it may be deemed by some a fanciful resemblance, 1 can undertake to say that the future traveller will find a much more striking resemblance between...
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Narrative of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the Year ...

John Charles Frémont, John Torrey - United States - 1840 - 278 pages
...pyramid of Cheops. Like other rocks along the shore, it seemed to be incrusted with calcareous cement. This striking^ feature suggested a name for the lake;...resemblance, I can undertake to say that the future traveller will find much more striking resemblance between this rock and the pyramids of Egypt, than...
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Report of the exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842 ...

John Charles Frémont, John Torrey, James Hall, United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - America - 1845 - 693 pages
...it as we saw it. Like other rocks along the shore, it seemed to be incrusted with calcareous cement. This striking feature suggested a name for the lake;...resemblance, I can undertake to say that the future traveller will find a much more striking resemblance between this rock and the pyramids of Egypt, than...
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Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the Year 1842 ...

John Charles Frémont, James Hall, John Torrey - Paleontology - 1845 - 693 pages
...it as we saw it. Like other rocks along the shore, it seemed to be incrusted with calcareous cement. This striking feature suggested a name for the lake...; and I called it Pyramid lake ; and though it may be*deemed by some a fanciful resemblance, I can undertake to say that the future traveller will find...
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The illustrated London reading book

Illustrated London news - 1851
...pyramid of Cheops. Like other rocks along the shore, it seemed to be encrusted with calcareous cement. This striking feature suggested a name for the lake, and I called it Pyramid Lake. Its elevation above the sea is 4890 feet, being nearly 700 feet higher than the Great Salt Lake, from...
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Life, Explorations and Public Services of John Charles Fremont

Charles Wentworth Upham - Explorers - 1856 - 348 pages
...pyramid of Cheops. Like other rocks along the shore, it seemed to be incrusted with calcareous cement. This striking feature suggested a name for the lake; and I called it Pyramid Lake. " January 29. The other division of the party did not come in to-night, but encamped in the tipper...
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Prairie and Rocky Mountain Adventures: Or, Life in the West

John C. Van Tramp - Mississippi River - 1858 - 640 pages
...pyramid of Cheops. Like other rocks along the shore, it seemed to be incrasted with calcareous cement. This striking feature suggested a name for the lake,...Pyramid Lake ; and though it may be deemed by some a fancifnl resemblance, I can undertake to say that the future tr»'eler will find much more striking...
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Prairie and Rocky Mountain Adventures: Or, Life in the West. To which Will ...

John C. Van Tramp - Mississippi River Valley - 1866 - 649 pages
...pyramid of Cheops. Like other rocks along the shore, it seemed to be incrusted with calcareous cement. This striking feature suggested a name for the lake,...called it Pyramid Lake ; and though it may be deemed bj some a fanciful resemblance, I can undertake to sny that the future traveler will find much more...
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Prairie and Rocky Mountain Adventures: Or, Life in the West. To which is ...

John C. Van Tramp - Mississippi River Valley - 1867 - 763 pages
...feature suggested a name for the lake, and I called it Pyramid Lake ; and though it may be deemed bj some a fanciful resemblance, I can undertake to say...much more striking resemblance between this rock and th« pyramids of Egypt, than there is between them and the object from which they take their name....
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Prairie and Rocky Mountain Adventures, Or, Life in the West: To which is ...

John C. Van Tramp - Mississippi River Valley - 1868 - 775 pages
...pyramid of Cheops. Like other rocks along the shore, it seemed to be incrnsted with calcareous cement. This striking feature suggested a name for the lake,...called it Pyramid Lake ; and though it may be deemed br some a fanciful resemblance, I can undertake to say that the future tweler will find much more striking...
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