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" ... inequalities of the surface over which it passed. During the flow, night was converted into day on all eastern Hawaii. The light rose and spread like the morning upon the mountains, and its glare was seen on the opposite side of the island. It was... "
Dwight's American Magazine - Seite 19
herausgegeben von - 1847
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NOTES ON THE VOLCANOES OF THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS

WILLIAM T. BRIGHAM - 1868
...converted into day on all eastern Hawaii ; the light was visible for more than one hundred miles at sea ; and at the distance of forty miles fine print could be read at midnight. " The whole course of the stream from Kilauea to the sea is about forty miles. The ground over which it flowed...
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Elements of Physical Geography: Together with a Treatise on the Physical ...

John Brocklesby - 1868 - 164 Seiten
...terrific river flowed with little abatement ; night was converted into day over all eastern Hawaii ; and at the distance of forty miles fine print could be read at midnight." 5. Volcanic Force. — The tremendous energy displayed by volcanoes is shown by the great height to...
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THE SUBTERRANEAN WORLD

DR. GEORGE HARTWIG - 1871
...night into day over all eastern Hawaii. It was distinctly visible for more than one hundred miles at sea, and at the distance of forty miles fine print could be read at midnight. As previous to the eraption, the whole vast pit of Kilauea had been filled to the brim with the lava,...
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The Subterranean World

Georg Hartwig - 1871 - 522 Seiten
...night into day over all eastern Hawaii. Tt was distinctly visible for more than one hundred miles at sea, and at the distance of forty miles fine print could be read at midnight. As previous to the eruption, the whole vast pit of Kilauea had been filled to the brim with the lava,...
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Roughing it

Mark Twain - 1873 - 591 Seiten
...— rocks, trees and all intact. At night the red glare was visible a hundred miles at sea ; and at a distance. of forty miles fine print could be read at midnight. The atmosphere was poisoned with sulphurous vapors and choked with falling ashes, pumice stones and cinders...
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A hundred wonders of the world in nature and art, ed. by J. Small

John Small - 1876 - 607 Seiten
...seen on the opposite side of the island. It was distinctly visible for more than one hundred miles at sea ; and at the distance of forty miles fine print could be read at midnight. The thickness of the stream of lava was estimated as averaging ten or twelve feet. In some places it was...
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The Ely Volume: Or, The Contributions of Our Foreign Missions to Science and ...

Thomas Laurie - 1881 - 532 Seiten
...eastern Hawaii, while its glare was seen on the western shore. It was visible, also, one hundred miles at sea, and at the distance of forty miles fine print could be read at midnight. Hills melted duwn like wax, deep ravines filled up, and majestic forests disappeared like feathers...
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Volcanoes and Earthquakes: A Popular Description of the Movements in the ...

Georg Hartwig - 1887 - 148 Seiten
...night into day over all eastern Hawaii. It was distinctly visible for more than one hundred miles at sea, and at the distance of forty miles fine print could be read at midnight. As previous to the eruption, the whole vast pit of Kilauea had been tilled to the brim with the lava,...
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Characteristics of Volcanoes: With Contributions of Facts and Principles ...

James Dwight Dana - 1890 - 399 Seiten
...like a storm of hail over the surrounding country. The light " was visible for over a hundred miles at sea, and at the distance of forty miles fine print could be read at midnight." The author was over the region in the following November. The stream consisted largely of the smoother...
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Characteristics of Volcanoes, with Contributions of Facts and Principles ...

James D. Dana - 1890
...like a storm of hail over the surrounding country. The light "was visible for over a hundred miles at sea, and at the distance of forty miles fine print could be read at midnight." The author was over the region in the following November. The stream consisted largely of the smoother...
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