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" We were now entering a region which, for us, possessed a strange and extraordinary interest. We were upon the waters of the famous lake which forms a salient point among the remarkable geographical features of the country, and around which the vague and... "
The exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains, Oregon and California: to ... - Page 167
by John Charles Frémont - 1853 - 456 pages
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The Daring Adventures of Kit Carson and Fremont Among Buffaloes, Grizzlies ...

1885
...having razed the grass as completely as if we were again in the midst of the buffalo. 21st. — An hour's travel this morning brought us into the fertile...fringed with willows and occasional groups of haw. 'horns. We were now entering a region whicn. for ug, po* sessed a strange and extraordinary interest....
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Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of ..., Volume 15; Volume 30

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1891
...stream combined to make this valley picturesque and fertile. Here is Fremont's account : 21st. — An hour's travel this morning brought us into the fertile...the Great Salt lake. The stream is here two hundred 1'eet wide, fringed with willows and occasional groups of hawthorns. \Ve were now entering a region...
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Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of ..., Volume 15; Volume 30

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1891
...morning brought us into the fertile aud picturesque valley of Bear river, the principal tri butary to the Great Salt lake. The stream is here two hundred...wide, fringed with willows and occasional groups of hawthorns. We were now entering a region which, for us, possessed a strungo and extraordinary interest....
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical ..., Volume 10

John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1898
...ensue belong to the second expedition, 1843-44. THE GREAT SALT LAKE VALLEY IN 1843. August 21. — An hour's travel this morning brought us into the fertile...wide, fringed with willows and occasional groups of hawthorn. We were now entering a region which for us possessed a strange and extraordinary interest....
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature: A Biographical and ..., Volume 10

John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1899
...ensue belong to the second expedition, 1843-44. THE GREAT SALT LAKE VALLEY IN 1843. August 21. — An hour's travel this morning brought us into the fertile...wide, fringed with willows and occasional groups of hawthorn. We were now entering a region which for us possessed a strange and extraordinary interest....
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Heartless Immensity: Literature, Culture, and Geography in Antebellum America

Anne Baker - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 173 pages
...emphasize not only its mysterious nature, but also the body of folklore that had accumulated around it: We were now entering a region which for us possessed...interest. We were upon the waters of the famous lake . . . around which the vague and superstitious accounts of the trappers had thrown a delightful obscurity,...
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PRAIRIE AND ROCKY MOUNTAIN ADVENTURES, OR, LIFE IN THE WEST.

JOHN C. VAN TRAMP. - 1870
...and the Pacific ocean, on the common traveling route. An hour's travel on the morning of the 21st, brought us into the fertile and picturesque valley...wide, fringed with willows and occasional groups of hawthorns. We were now entering a region which, for us, possessed a strange and extraordinary interest....
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Colonial Magazine and East India Review, Volume 8

Peter Lund Simmonds, William Henry Giles Kingston - Colonization - 1846
...sheep, leaving them to pasture in perfect security. On the 21st of August they reached the fertile valley of Bear River, the principal tributary to the Great Salt Lake. They were now entering a region of strange interest, as the waters gliding at their feet amidst clusters...
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