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Seite 62 - With minds keenly excited by the incidents of the journey, we rode for hours by the side of that apparently boundless plain. Here and there a trachytic spur projected from the hills, succeeded now and then by a valley up which the black flood of lava would stretch away into the high grounds. It was as if the great plain had been filled with molten rock which had kept its level and wound in and out along the bays and promontories of the mountain-slopes as a sheet of water would have done.
Seite 133 - Ixjngitude 69° 03' 20.84".] FRYE, WALDO COUNTY. Situated on high, bare hill in town of Montville. Station mark: A bronze triangulation tablet cemented in solid rock. Reference mark: Six iron ringbolts at foot of quadripod legs. No. 1, distant 4.2 feet; azimuth, 252° 28'. No. 2, distant 8.5 feet; azimuth, 266° 10*. No. 3, distant 7.8 feet; azimuth, 359° 39'.
Seite 27 - Station mark : A marble post 36 by 6 by 6 inches set 32 inches in the ground, in the center of the top of which is countersunk and cemented a bronze triangulation tablet.
Seite 90 - ... lava, the breaking of which occurred during the flow. They consist of detached masses of irregular shapes, confusedly piled together to a height sometimes of twenty-five to forty feet above the general surface. The size of the masses is from an inch in diameter to ten feet and more. The lava is compact, usually less vesiculated than the pahoehoe, not scoriaceous; but...