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" I sprang upon the summit, and another step would have precipitated me into an immense snow field five hundred feet below. To the edge of this field was a sheer icy precipice ; and then, with a gradual fall, the field sloped off for about a mile, until... "
Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the Year 1842 ... - Page 69
by John Charles Frémont, John Torrey, James Hall - 1845 - 693 pages
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The Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, Oregon and California: To ...

John Charles Frémont - Discoveries in geography - 1850 - 456 pages
...would have precipitated me into an immense snow-field five hundred feet below. To the edge of this field was a sheer icy precipice ; and then, with a...curiosity, I descended, and each man ascended in his turn ; for I would only allow one at a time to mount the unstable and precarious slab, which it seemed...
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Oregon and California: The Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains ...

John Charles Frémont - California - 1850 - 456 pages
...would have precipitated me into an immense snow-field five hundred feet below. To the edge of this field was a sheer icy precipice ; and then, with a...fall, the field sloped off* for about a mile, until it struct the foot of another lower ridge. I stood on a parrow crest, about three feet in width, with...
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The exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains, Oregon and California

John Charles Frémont - America - 1852 - 456 pages
...would have precipitated me into an immense snow-field five hundred feet below. To the edge of this field was a sheer icy precipice ; and then, with a...gratified the first feelings of curiosity, I descended, und each man ascended in his turn; for I would only allow oiie at a lime to mount the unstable and...
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The exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains, Oregon and California: to ...

John Charles Frémont - Gold mines and mining - 1853 - 456 pages
...would.^ . have precipitated me into an immense snow-field five hundred feet belowTx To the edge of this field was a sheer icy precipice ; and then, with a gradual fall, the field sloped off lor about a mile, until it struck the foot of another lower ridge. I stood on a narrow crest, about...
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Historical Collections of the Great West: Containing Narratives ..., Volumes 1-2

Henry Howe - Mississippi River Valley - 1855 - 448 pages
...I sprang upon the summit, and another step would have precipitated me into an immense field below. As soon as I had gratified the first feelings of curiosity, I descended, and each man ascended in his turn; for I would only allow one at a time to mount the unstable and precarious slab, which, it seemed,...
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The Life, Explorations, and Public Services of John Charles Fremont

Charles Wentworth Upham - 1856 - 115 pages
...would have precipitated me into an immense snow-field five hundred feet below. To the edge of this field was a sheer icy precipice ; and then, -with...curiosity, I descended, and each man ascended in his turn ; for I would only allow one at a time to mount the unstable and precarious slab, which it seemed...
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Memoir of the Life and Public Services of John Charles Frémont ...

John Bigelow - California - 1856 - 480 pages
...step would have precipitated me into an immense snow-field five hundred feet belowTo the edge of this field was a sheer icy precipice ; and then, with a...20° N. 51° E. As soon as I had gratified the first feeling of curiosity, I descended, and each man ascended in his turn ; for I would only allow one at...
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Life, Explorations and Public Services of John Charles Fremont

Charles Wentworth Upham - Explorers - 1856 - 348 pages
...would have precipitated me into an immense snow-field five hundred feet below. To the edge of this field was a sheer icy precipice ; and then, with a...in width, with an inclination of about 20° N. 51° B. As soon as I had gratified the first feelings of curiosity, J descended, and each man ascended in...
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THE LIFE OF COL. JOHN CHARLES FREMONT, AND HIS NARRATIVE OF EXPLORATIONS AND ...

SAMUEL M. SMUCKER - 1856
...would have precipitated me into an immense snow-field five hundred feet below. To the edge of this field was a sheer icy precipice ; and then, with a...mile, until it struck the foot of another lower ridge. T stood on a narrow crest, about three feet in width, with an inclination of about 20° N. 51° E....
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MEMOIR OF THE LIFE AND PUBLIC SERVICES

JOHN CHARLES FREMONT - 1856
...step would have precipitated me into an immense snow-field five hundred feet belowTo the edge of this field was a sheer icy precipice ; and then, with a...a mile, until it struck the foot of another lower ridgje. I stood on a narrow crest O ") about three feet in width, with an inclination of about 20°...
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