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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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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d ...

United States. Congress. House - United States
...would have precipitated me into an immense snow-field five hundred feet helow. To the edge of this field was a sheer icy precipice ; and then, with a...field sloped off for about a mile, until it struck the ibot of another lower ridge. 1 stood on a narrow crest, about three feet in width, with an inclination...
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A Report on an Exploration of the Country Lying Between the Missouri River ...

John Charles Frémont, John Torrey - Botany - 1843 - 207 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...as I had gratified the first feelings of curiosity 1 descended, and each man ascended in his turn, for I would only allow one at a time to mount the unstable...
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Narrative of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the Year ...

John Charles Frémont - 1845 - 277 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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Narrative of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the Year ...

John Charles Frémont, John Torrey - United States - 1840 - 278 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 gradual fall, the field sloped oft" for about a mile, until it struck the foot of another lower ridge. I stood on a narrow crest,...
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The Christian miscellany, and family visiter

1846
...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...three feet in width, with an inclination of about 20° north, 51° east As soon as I had gratified the EDUCATION. first feelings of curiosity, I descended,...
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The United States Catholic Magazine and Monthly Review, Volume 5

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1846
...have precipitated me into an immense snow field, five hundred feet below. I stood on a narrow crest three feet in width, with an inclination of about...curiosity I descended, and each man ascended in his turn, for I would allow only one al a time to mount the unstable and precarious slab, which it seemed...
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Merry's Museum, Volumes 11-12

New York (N.Y.) - 1846
...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 oft" for about a mile, until it struck the foot of another lower ridge. I stood on a narrow crest,...
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The American Journal of Science and Arts

Geology - 1847
...slep would have precipitated me into an immense snowfield 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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Curiosities [afterw.] Romance of modern travel

1847
...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 allow only 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 - United States - 1849 - 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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