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" The waters which fall from this horrible precipice do foam and boil after the most hideous manner imaginable, making an outrageous noise, more terrible than that of thunder ; for when the wind blows out of the south their dismal roaring may be heard more... "
The United States Democratic Review - Seite 191
1839
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Recession Lines of Niagara Falls: A Monograph on the Geology and Physics of ...

Geological Survey of Canada - 1907 - 490 Seiten
...and two falls, with an isle sloping along the middle of it. The waters which fall from this horrible precipice, do foam and boil after the most hideous...ro'aring may be heard more than fifteen leagues off. The river having thrown itself down the incredible precipice continues its impetuous course for two...
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The Falls of Niagara, Their Evolution and Varying Relations to the Great ...

Geological Survey of Canada, Joseph William Spencer - 1907 - 494 Seiten
...and two falls, with an isle sloping along the middle of it. The waters which fall from this horrible precipice, do foam and boil after the most hideous...roaring may be heard more than fifteen leagues off. The river having thrown itself down the incredible precipice continues its impetuous course for two...
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The Falls of Niagara, Their Evolution and Varying Relations to the Great ...

Geological Survey of Canada, Joseph William Spencer - 1907 - 494 Seiten
...and two falls, with an isle sloping along the middle of it. The waters which fall from this horrible precipice, do foam and boil after the most hideous...their dismal roaring may be heard more than fifteen longnes off. The river having thrown itself down the incredible precipice continues its impetuous course...
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The Falls of Niagara, Their Evolution and Varying Relations to the Great ...

Geological Survey of Canada, Joseph William Spencer - 1907 - 494 Seiten
...and two falls, with an isle sloping along the middle of it. The waters which fall from this horrible precipice, do foam and boil after the most hideous...south, their dismal roaring may be heard more than f;fteen leagues off. The river having thrown itself down the incredible precipice continues its impetuous...
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The Falls of Niagara, Their Evolution and Varying Relations to the Great ...

Geological Survey of Canada, Joseph William Spencer - 1907 - 494 Seiten
...The waters which fall from this horrible precipice, do foam and boil after the most hideous mnmier imaginable, making an outrageous noise more terrible...roaring may be heard more than fifteen leagues off. The river having thrown itself down the incredible precipice continues its impetuous course for two...
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The Dominion of Canada, with Newfoundland and an Excursion to Alaska ...

Karl Baedeker (Firm) - 1907 - 331 Seiten
...doea not afford its Parallel . . . The Waters which fall from this horrible Precipice do foam and boyl after the most hideous manner imaginable, making an outrageous Noise, more terrible than that of Thundery for when the Wind blows out of the South, their dismal roaring may be heard more than 15 leagues...
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American Sketches

Charles Whibley - 1908 - 310 Seiten
...sloping along the middle of it. The Waters which fall from this horrible Precipice do foam and boyl after the most hideous manner imaginable, making an...roaring may be heard more than Fifteen Leagues off." These are the epithets of the seventeenth century, — " horrible," "hideous," "outrageous," "dismal."...
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The Niagara River

Archer Butler Hulbert - 1908 - 319 Seiten
...two Falls, with an Isle slopeing along the middle of it. The Waters which fall from this vast height do foam and boil after the most hideous manner imaginable,...terrible than that of Thunder; for when the Wind blows from off the South, their dismal roaring may be heard above fifteen Leagues off. The River Niagara...
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The United States, with Excursions to Mexico, Cuba, Porto Rico, and Alaska ...

Karl Baedeker (Firm), James Fullarton Muirhead - 1909 - 724 Seiten
...not afford its Parallel. . . . The Waters which fall from this horrible Precipice do foam and boyl after the most hideous manner imaginable, making an...South, their dismal roaring may be heard more than 15 leagues off.' The sketch he made of the Falls shows several points of difference from their present...
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Highways and Byways of the Great Lakes

1911 - 328 Seiten
...another sentence he declares, "The waters which fall from this horrible precipice do foam and boyl after the most hideous manner imaginable, making an...outrageous noise, more terrible than that of thunder." So impressed was Father Hennepin that he estimated the "horrible precipice" to be 600 feet high. In...
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