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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