Appalachia, Volume 1

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Appalachian Mountain Club, 1876 - Appalachian Mountains

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Page 292 - United States. Department of the Interior. US Geographical and Geological Survey of' the Rocky Mountain Region, JW Powell, Geologist in Charge.
Page 291 - A Report on the Invertebrate, Cretaceous and Tertiary Fossils of the Upper Missouri Country By FB Meek.
Page 3 - of New England and the adjacent regions, both for scientific and artistic purposes; and, in general, to cultivate an interest in geographical studies.
Page 261 - feet. It appeared also that the violence of the wind, caused by the union of the gale and the draught of the fire, had in some places blown down the trees and blown out the flames, actually limiting the spread of the fire. Notably was this the case at the base of the north cone,
Page 206 - series of strata east of the Rocky Mountains, in Colorado, with the Fort Union group of the Upper Missouri River, and with the great Laramie group of the Green River basin.
Page 89 - sometimes twenty and thirty feet deep and spanned with moss, lay in wait for the feet; thickets of scrub spruces and junipers overgrew these boulders, and made the most sinewy opposition to our passage. Every muscle of our bodies was called into play in fighting these dwarfed and knotty regiments of
Page 4 - The President, or in his absence the VicePresident, shall preside at all meetings of the Club and
Page 83 - It is extremely difficult to see, as it is, next to Katahdin, the most distant point visible. The Guide Book says it is 160 miles distant; this, however, is an error. Mt. Ascutney; distance 85 miles, position south 45 west. Situated in Windsor, Vermont, close to the Connecticut River.
Page 261 - Also the base of the mountain has gradually been covered with a thick growth of poplars and birches, through which it was not easy to climb; and a still further difficulty has arisen from the perplexing network of loggingroads crossing the plain between Moat and the Ledges. In August
Page 159 - name, Kearsarge; that so far as they are able to judge, the name is equally the original name of both, and handed down by unbroken and reliable tradition; that another name, Pigwacket, with several variations of orthography

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