Congressional Edition Volume 4603

Congressional Edition Volume 4603

List price: US$26.81

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...into deep gullies, and loaded with perpetual ice and snow." Page 429: "On this occasion it may not be improper to remark that the upper part of this arm, which, after the place of my nativity, the town of Lynn, in Norfolk, obtained the name of Lynn Channel, approaches nearer to those interior waters of the continent which are said to be known to the traders and travelers from the opposite side of America than we had found the waters of the North Pacific penetrate in any former instance. This approximation is towards the southwest side of the Arathapescow Lake, as laid down in Captain Cook's chart, from which its distance is about three hundred and twenty geographical miles; but from the close connection and continuation of the lofty snowy barrier, so frequently before adverted to, trending southeastward and nearly parallel to the direction of the continental Bhore, little probability can remain of there being any navigable communication even for canoes between such waters and the North Pacific Ocean, without the interruption of falls, cataracts, and various other impediments." Volume 6. Below Lynn Canal. In Stephens'8 Passage. Page 20: "The opposite or northeast side of this northern branch is composed of a compact range of stupendous mountains, chiefly barren, and covered with ice and snow. Admiralty Inlet. Page 24: "Whilst the shores of the continent, bounded by a continuation of those lofty frozen mountains, which extend southeastward from Mount Fairweather, rose abruptly from the water side, and were covered with perpetual snow, whilst their sides were broken into deep ravines or vallies, filled with immense mountains of ice." Off Point Salisbury. Pages 26, 27: "From the shores of this basin a compact body...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 182 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 336g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236584996
  • 9781236584991