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" ... water, he threw himself down for a hasty draught, and took a mouthful of water almost boiling hot. He said nothing to Benoist, who laid himself down to drink; but the steam from the water arrested his eagerness, and he escaped the hot draught. We... "
The exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains, Oregon and California: to ... - Page 115
by John Charles Frémont - 1853 - 456 pages
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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents ..., Volume 4, Part 2

United States
...eagerness, and he escaped the hot draught. We had no thermometer to ascertain the temperature, but I could hold my hand in the water just long enough to count two seconds. There are eight orten of these springs, discharging themselves by streams large enough to be called runs. A loud hollow...
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A Report on an Exploration of the Country Lying Between the Missouri River ...

John Charles Frémont - Astronomy - 1843 - 207 pages
...eagerness, and he escaped the hot draught. We had no thermometer to ascertain the temperature, but I could hold my hand in the water just long enough...rock, which I supposed to be produced by the fall of the water. The strata immediately where they issue is a fine white and calcareous sandstone, covered...
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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
...eagerness, and he escaped the hot draught. We had no thermometer to ascertain the temperature, but I could hold my hand in the water just long enough...rock, which I supposed to be produced by the fall of the water. The strata immediately where they issue is a fine white and calcareous sandstone, covered...
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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
...eagerness, and he escaped the hot draught. We had no thermometer to ascertain the temperature, but I could hold my hand in the water just long enough...rock, which I supposed to be produced by the fall of the water. The strata immediately where they issue is a fine white and calcareous sandstone, covered...
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Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the Year 1842 ...

John Charles Frémont - America - 1845 - 693 pages
...eagerness, and he escaped the hot draught. We had no thermometer to ascertain the temperature, but I could hold my hand in the water just long enough...noise was heard from the rock, which I supposed to he prod need by thn fall of the water. The strata immediately where they issue isa fine white and calcareous...
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Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the Year 1842 ...

John Charles Frémont - America - 1845 - 693 pages
...the rock, which I supposed to be produced by the fall of the water. The strata immediately where.they issue is a fine white and calcareous sandstone, covered with an incrustation of common salt. Leaving this Thermopylae of the west, in a short. walk we reached the red ridge which has been described as...
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Narrative of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the Year ...

John Charles Frémont - Discoveries in geography - 1846 - 186 pages
...eagerness, and he escaped the hot draught. We had no thermometer to ascertain the temperature, but I could hold my hand in the water just long enough...covered with an incrustation of common salt. Leaving this Thermopyls of the west, in a short walk we reached the red ridge which has been described as lying...
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Curiosities [afterw.] Romance of modern travel

1847
...eagerness, and he escaped the hot draught. We had no thermometer to ascertain the temperature, but I could hold my hand in the water just long enough...rock, which I supposed to be produced by the fall of the water. The strata immediately where they issue is a fine, white, and calcareous sandstone, covered...
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Oregon and California: The Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains ...

John Charles Frémont - United States - 1849 - 456 pages
...eagerness, and he escaped the hot draught. We had no thermometer to ascertain the temperature, but I could hold my hand in the water just long enough...covered with an incrustation of common salt. Leaving this ThermopylDe of the west, in a short walk we reached the red ridge which has been described as...
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Life, explorations and public services of John Charles Fremont

Charles Wentworth Upham - Explorers - 1856 - 348 pages
...eagerness, and he escaped the hot draught. We had no thermometer to ascertain the temperature, but I could hold my hand in the water just long enough...rock, which I supposed to be produced by the fall of the water. The strata immediately where they issue is a fine white and calcareous sandstone, covered...
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