The automobile blue book, Volume 9 (Google eBook)

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1919
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Page 519 - Government is in no way responsible for any kind of accident. 2. Automobiles. — The park is open to automobiles operated for pleasure, but not to those carrying passengers who are paying, either directly or indirectly, for the use of machines...
Page 525 - President: (A) evidence of insurance, (B) surety bonds, (C) qualification as a self-insurer, or (D) other evidence of financial responsibility. Any bond filed shall be issued by a bonding company authorized to do business in the United States.
Page 520 - Grove. 2. Automobiles. — The park is open to automobiles operated for pleasure, but not to those carrying passengers who are paying, either directly or indirectly, for the use of machines (excepting, however, automobiles used by transportation lines operating under Government franchise).
Page 145 - It has no visible outlet of any sort, nor is there any stream running out of it; but the water is supposed to escape by underground channels and to reappear in the Klamath River, a few miles away. Geologists find Crater Lake of special interest because of the way nature made it. Many volcanoes have had their tops blown off.
Page 518 - When teams, saddle horses, or pack trains approach, automobiles shall take the outer edge of the roadway, regardless of the direction in which they may be going, taking care that sufficient room is left on the inside for the passage of vehicles and animals. Teams have the right of way, and automobiles shall be backed or otherwise handled as may be necessary so as to enable teams to pass with safety.
Page 520 - National Park are hereby established and made public: 1. Entrances. — Automobiles and motorcycles may enter and leave the park by any of the entrances, viz., Tioga Pass, Aspen Valley, Crane Flat, Merced Grove, El Portal, Wawona, and Mariposa Grove.
Page 145 - States has fallen into itself, like Mount Mazama. The evidence of this process is quite conclusive. The lava found on the slopes that remain was not blown there from an exploding summit but ran, hot and fluid, from a crater many thousands of feet higher. The pitch of these outer slopes enables the scientist to tell with reasonable probability how high the volcano originally Avas.
Page 287 - Living in the Ice Many interesting things might be told of these glaciers were there space. For example, several species of minute insects live in the ice, hopping about like tiny fleas. They are harder to see than the so-called sand fleas at the sea shore because much smaller.
Page 467 - Its little ones are born in caves where bears hibernate through the winters and are little larger than squirrels when they first come into the world. The brown, cinnamon, and black bears, which, by the way, are the same species only differently colored — the blondes and brunettes, so to speak, of the same bear family — are quite different. They are playful, comparatively fearless, sometimes even friendly. They are greedy fellows, and steal camp supplies whenever they can.
Page 145 - ... but none quite so high as the surrounding rim. Then the fires ceased and gradually, as the years passed, springs percolated into the vast basin and filled it with water within a thousand feet of its rim. As you see it to-day one of these cones emerges a few hundred feet from the surface.

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