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The Western Tourist: Or, Emigrant's Guide Through the States of Ohio ... - Page 15
by Joseph Hutchins Colton, John Calvin Smith - 1839 - 180 pages
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History of the expedition under the command of Captains Lewis and ..., Volume 1

Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, Nicholas Biddle, Paul Allen - Columbia River - 1814
...must have been terrible, since at its outlet there are vast columns of rock torn from the mountain which are strewed on both sides of the river, the trophies as it were of the victory. Several fine springs burst out from the chasms of the rock, and contribute to increase the river, which...
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Travels to the Source of the Missouri River and Across the ..., Volume 2

Meriwether Lewis, William Clark - Columbia River - 1815
...must have been terrible, since at its outlet there are vast columns of rock torn from the mountain, which are strewed on both sides of the river, the trophies as it were of the victory. Several fine springs burst out from the chasms of the rock, and contribute to increase the river, which...
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The Analectic Magazine...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ..., Volume 5

1815
...must have been terrible, rince at its outlet there are vast columns of rock torn from the mountain which are strewed on both sides of the river, the trophies as it were of the victory. Several fme springs burst out from the chasms of the rock, and contribute to increase the river, which...
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The Analectic Magazine ...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ..., Volume 5

Washington Irving - Literary Criticism - 1815
...passage must have been terrible, since at Us outlet there are vast columns of rock torn from the mountain which are strewed on both sides of the river, the trophies as it were of the victory. Several fine springs bnrst out from the chasms of the rock, and contribute to increase the river, which...
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A Geographical Description of the United States: With the Contiguous ...

John Melish - United States - 1826 - 491 pages
...must have been terrible, since, at its outlet, there are vast columns of rock torn from the mountain, which are strewed on both sides of the river, the trophies as it were of the victory." The mountains at a distance appeared very lofty, and the tops were covered with snow on the 19th July,...
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The Saturday magazine

1835
...must have been terrible, since at its outlet there are vast columns of rock torn from the mountain, which are strewed on both sides of the river, the trophies, as it were, of the victory. Several fine springs burst out from the chasms of the rock, and contribute to increase the river, which...
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A pictorial geography of the world: comprising a system of universal ...

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Science - 1841 - 1008 pages
...must have been terrible, since at its outlet there are vast columns of rock torn from the mountain, which are strewed on both sides of the river, the trophies, as it were, of the victory ; " the length of this chasm, which the travelers called the Gates of the Rocky Mountains, is 5 miles....
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History of the Expedition Under the Command of Captains Lewis and ..., Volume 1

Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, Paul Allen, Archibald MacVickar - Lewis and Clark Expedition - 1843
...must have been terrible, since at its outlet there are vast columns of rock torn from the mountain, which are strewed on both sides of the river, the trophies, as it were, of its victory. Several fine springs burst out from the chasms of the rock, and contribute to increase...
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History of the expedition under the command of Captains Lewis and ..., Volume 1

Meriwether Lewis, Paul Allen, William Clark, Archibald MacVickar - Lewis and Clark Expedition - 1847
...must have been terrible, since at its outlet there are vast columns of rock torn from the mountain, which are strewed on both sides of the river, the trophies, as it were, of its victory. SeTeral fine springs burst out from the chasms of the rock, and contribute to increase...
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Colton's Traveler and Tourist's Guide-book Through the Western States and ...

Joseph Hutchins Colton, John Calvin Smith - Mississippi River Valley - 1855 - 99 pages
...forced its channel through this solid mass ; but so reluctantly has it given way, that, during the whole distance, the water is very deep, even at the...'Gates of the Rocky Mountains.' At the junction of the Yellow Stone and the Missouri, the river by either branch has flowed more than a thousand miles. A...
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