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" Though this was a fine passage, still it was a defile of the most rugged mountains known, and we had many a rough and steep slippery place to cross before reaching the end. In this place the sun rarely shone ; snow lay along the border of the small stream... "
House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d ... - Page 68
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A Report on an Exploration of the Country Lying Between the Missouri River ...

John Charles Frémont - Astronomy - 1843 - 207 pages
...to f ross before reaching the end. In this place the sun rarely shone, snow lay along the border of the small stream which flowed through it, and occasional...nearly perpendicular wall of granite, terminating 2.000 to 3,000 feet above our heads in a serrated line of broken, jagged cones. We rode on until we...
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Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the Year 1842 ...

John Charles Frémont, John Torrey - Astronomy - 1845 - 583 pages
...mountains known, and we had many a rough and steep slippery place to cross before reaching the end. IB this place the sun rarely shone; snow lay along the...nearly perpendicular wall of granite, terminating 2,000 to 3,OOU feet above our heads in a serrated line of broken, jagged cones. We rode on until we...
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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
...to cross before reaching the end. In this place the sun rarely shone ; snow lay along the border of the small stream which flowed through it, and occasional...nearly perpendicular wall of granite, terminating 2,000 to 3,000 feet above our heads in a serrated line of broken, jagged cones. We rode on until we...
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Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the Year 1842 ...

John Charles Frémont, James Hall, John Torrey - America - 1845 - 693 pages
...to cross before reaching the end. In this place the sun rarely shone ; snow lay along the border of the small stream which flowed through it, and occasional...nearly perpendicular wall of granite, terminating 2,000 to 3,000 feet above our heads in a serrated line of broken, jagged cones. We rode on until we...
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Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the Year 1842 ...

John Charles Frémont - America - 1845 - 693 pages
...to cross before reaching the end. In this place the sun rarely shone ; snow lay along the border of the small stream which,' flowed through it, and occasional...spring of mighty rivers. We soon had the satisfaction tofind ourselves riding along the huge wall which forms the central summits of the chain. There at...
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The American Journal of Science and Arts

Geology - 1847
...to cross before reaching the end. In this place the sun rarely shone ; snow lay along the border of the small stream which flowed through it, and occasional...nearly perpendicular wall of granite, terminating 2,000 to 3,000 feet above our heads in a serrated line of broken, jagged cones. We rode on until we...
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Curiosities [afterw.] Romance of modern travel

1847
...to cross before reaching the end. In this place the sun rarely shone; snow lay along the border of the small stream which flowed through it, and occasional...very insecure, and the rocks and ground were moist in this spring of mighty rivers. We soon had the satisfaction to find ourselves riding along the huge...
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Oregon and California: The Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains ...

John Charles Frémont - United States - 1849 - 456 pages
...to cross before reaching the end. In this place the sun rarely shone ; snow lay along the border of the small stream which flowed through it, and occasional...nearly perpendicular wall of granite, terminating 2,000 to 3,000 feet above our heads in a serrated line of broken, jagged cones. We rode on until we...
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Oregon and California: The Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains ...

John Charles Frémont - California - 1850 - 456 pages
...to cross before reaching the end. In this place the sun rarely shone ; snow lay along the border of the small stream which flowed through it, and occasional...were moist with the trickling waters in this spring cf mighty rivers. We soon had the satisfaction to find ourselves riding along the huge wall which forms...
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The Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, Oregon and California: To ...

John Charles Frémont - Discoveries in geography - 1850 - 456 pages
...to cross before reaching the end. In this place the sun rarely shone ; snow lay along the border of the small stream which flowed through it, and occasional...were moist with the trickling waters in this spring c*1 mighty rivers. We soon had the satisfaction to find oursolves riding along the huge wall which...
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