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" I sprang upon the summit, and another step would have precipitated me into an immense snow field five hundred feet below. To the edge of this field was a sheer icy precipice ; and then, with a gradual fall, the field sloped off for about a mile, until... "
Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the Year 1842 ... - Page 69
by John Charles Frémont, John Torrey, James Hall - 1845 - 693 pages
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Prairie and Rocky Mountain Adventures: Or, Life in the West. To which Will ...

John C. Van Tramp - Mississippi River Valley - 1866 - 649 pages
...would have precipitated me into an immense siiow-neld five hundred feet below. To the edge of this field was a sheer icy precipice ; and then, with a...the foot of another lower ridge. I stood on a narrow ci«st, about three feet in width, with an inclination of- about 20° N. 50° E. As soon BS I had gratified...
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Prairie and Rocky Mountain Adventures: Or, Life in the West. To which is ...

John C. Van Tramp - Mississippi River Valley - 1867 - 763 pages
...would have precipitated me into an immense snow-field five hundred feet below. To the edge of this field was a sheer icy precipice ; and then, with a...feet in width, with an inclination of about 20° N. 50° E. As soon as I had gratified the first feeling of curiosity, I descended, and each man ascended...
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Prairie and Rocky Mountain Adventures, Or, Life in the West: To which is ...

John C. Van Tramp - Mississippi River Valley - 1868 - 775 pages
...would have precipitated me into an immense snow-field five hundred feet below. To the edge of this field was a sheer icy precipice ; and then, with a...feet in width, with an inclination of about 20° N. 50° E. As soon as I had gratified the first feeling of curiosity, I descended, and each man ascended...
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Prairie and Rocky Mountain Adventures: Or, Life in the West

John C. Van Tramp - Mississippi River Valley - 1870 - 775 pages
...would have precipitated me into an immense snow-field five hundred feet below. To the edge of this field was a sheer icy precipice ; and then, with a...feet in width, with an inclination of about 20° N. 50° E. As soon as I had gratified the first feeling of curiosity, I descended, and each nan ascended...
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Choice Specimens of American Literature

Benjamin Nicholas Martin - American literature - 1871 - 223 pages
...hundred feet below. To the edge of this field was a sheer icy precipice ; and then, with a gradual farl, the field sloped off for about a mile, until it struck...curiosity, I descended, and each man ascended in his turn ; for I would only allow one at a time to mount the unstable and precarious slab, which it seemed...
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Heroes of American discovery, by N. D'Anvers

Nancy R E. Bell - 1884
...deep, where a moment's giddiness would have been fatal. At last he stood, to quote his own words, " on a narrow crest about three feet in width, with an inclination of about 20° K, 51° E.;" and, though he did The Highest Peak of the Rocky Mountains. 327 not know it then, he had...
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The Daring Adventures of Kit Carson and Fremont, Among Buffaloes, Grizzlies ...

America - 1885 - 493 pages
...would have precipitated me into an immense snow-field five hundred feet below. To the edge of this field was a sheer icy precipice; and then, with a...curiosity, I descended, and each man ascended in his turn; for I would only allow one at a time to mount the unstable and precarious slab, which it seemed...
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Marvels of the New West: A Vivid Portrayal of the Stupendous Marvels in the ...

West (U.S.) - 1887 - 715 pages
...would have precipitated me into an immense snow-field five hundred feet below. To the edge of this field was a sheer icy precipice ; and then, with a...curiosity, I descended, and each man ascended in his turn ; for I would only allow one at a time to mount the unstable and precarious slab, which it seemed...
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Marvels of the New West: A Vivid Portrayal of the Stupendous Marvels in the ...

William Makepeace Thayer - West (U.S.) - 1887 - 715 pages
...would have precipitated me into an immense snow-field five hundred feet below. To the edge of this field was a sheer icy precipice ; and then, with a...inclination of about 20° N. 51° E. As soon as I had grati1 " Parjlhhe is the name given to buffalo hide. The Indian women prepare it by scraping and drying....
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The Daring Adventures of Kit Carson and Fremont Among Buffaloes, Grizzlies ...

1885
...would have precipitated me into an immense snow-field five hundred feet below. To the edge of this field was a sheer icy precipice; and then, with a...a narrow crest, about three feet in width, with an inclinaiion of about 20° N. 51° E. As soon as I had gratified the first feelings of curiosity, I...
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