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" The barometer stood at 18.293, the attached thermometer at 44°; giving for the elevation of this summit 13,570 feet above the Gulf of Mexico, which may be called the highest flight of the bee. It is certainly the highest known flight of • that insect. "
Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the Year 1842 ... - Page 70
by John Charles Frémont, John Torrey, James Hall - 1845 - 693 pages
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Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of ..., Volume 15; Volume 30

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1891
...the elevation of this summit 13.570 feet above the Gulf of Mexico, which may be called the highest flight of the bee. It is certainly the highest known...of a French officer still farther to the north, and Col. Long's measurements to the south, joined to the opinion of the oldest traders of the country,...
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Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of ..., Volume 15; Volume 30

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1891
...the elevation of this summit 13.070 feet above the Gulf of Mexico, which may be called the highest flight of the bee. It is certainly the highest known...insect. From the description given by Mackenzie of tho mountains where he crossed them, with that of a French officer still farther to the north, and...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature: A Biographical and ..., Volume 10

John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1899
...the elevation of this summit 13,570 feet above the Gulf of Mexico, which may be called the highest flight of the bee. It is certainly the highest known flight of that insect. — Memoirs, Chap. V. The foregoing extracts relate to Fremont's first expedition, made in 1842. Those...
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The library of historic characters and famous events of all ..., Volume 10

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Frank Weitenkampf, John Porter Lamberton - Biography - 1900
...the elevation of this summit 13,570 feet above the Gulf of Mexico, which may be called the highest flight of the bee. It is certainly the highest known...French officer still farther to the north, and Colonel ling's measurements to the south, joined to the opinion of the oldest traders of the country, it is...
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Harper's encyclopædia of United States history: from 458 A.D. to 1902

Benson John Lossing, John Fiske, Woodrow Wilson - United States - 1901
...the elevation of this summit 13,570 feet above the Gulf of Mexico, which may be called the highest flight of the bee. It is certainly the highest known...south, joined to the opinion of the oldest traders of tincountry, it is presumed that this is the highest peak of the Rocky Mountains. The day was sunny...
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the exploration of western america 1800-1850

1933 - 233 pages
...attached thermometer at 44°; giving for the elevation of this summit 13,570 feet above the Gulf of Mexico From the description given by Mackenzie of the mountains,...this is the highest peak of the Rocky mountains."* This peak was afterwards named Fremont Peak, and the height is now given as 13,790 feet. Long's Peak,...
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THE NATIONAL REGISTER

JERMIAH HUGHES - 1846
...Ihe highest flight of the bee.— It is certainly the highest known Sight of thai insect. From ihe description given by Mackenzie of the mountains where...crossed them, with that of a French officer still further to the north, and Colonel Long's measurements to the south, joined to the opinion of the oldesl...
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Niles' Weekly Register, Volume 69

1845
...Ihe highest flight of the bee. — II is certainly the highest known flight of thai in-IM-I. From ihe description given by Mackenzie of the mountains where he crossed them, with lhat of a French officer still further lo tha north, and Colonel Long's measurements lo Ihe south,...
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