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" ... line to which it was tied, this proves nothing at all, as the water which precipitates itself from the mountain, rises very high in foam. For my own part, after having examined it on all sides, where it could be viewed to the greatest advantage, I... "
Niagara: Its History and Geology, Incidents and Poetry - Page 21
by George Washington Holley - 1872 - 165 pages
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Pioneer History of the Holland Purchase of Western New York: Embracing Some ...

Orsamus Turner - Allegany County (N.Y.) - 1849 - 666 pages
...less than one hundred and forty or fifty feet. " As to its figure, it is in the shape of a horse shoe, and it is about four hundred paces in circumference;...very narrow Island, half a quarter of a league long. It is true these parts very soon unite; that on my side, and which I could only have a side view of,...
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Pioneer History of the Holland Purchase of Western New York: Embracing Some ...

Orsamus Turner - Holland Purchase - 1849 - 666 pages
...sides, where it could be viewed to the greatest advantage, I am inclined to think we cannot allow it less than one hundred and forty or fifty feet. "As to its figure, it is in the shape of a horse shoe, and it is about four hundred paces in circumference; it is divided in two, exactly in the...
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The Falls of Niagara and Other Famous Cataracts

George Washington Holley - Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.) - 1882 - 183 pages
...hands, it is peculiarly fitted for such navigation. A more correct estimate of the cataract than cither of the preceding is that of M. Charlevoix, sent to...circumference. It is divided in two exactly in the center by a very narrow island, half a quarter of a league long." In relation to the noise of the falling...
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Publications of the Buffalo Historical Society, Volume 15

Buffalo Historical Society (Buffalo, N.Y.) - Buffalo (N.Y.) - 1911 - 437 pages
...sides, where it could be viewed to the greatest advantage, I am inclined to think we cannot allow it less than one hundred and forty, or fifty feet. As...its figure, it is in the shape of a horseshoe, and is about four hundred paces in circumference; it is divided into two, exactly in the middle, by a very...
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Publications of the Buffalo Historical Society, Volume 15

Buffalo Historical Society (Buffalo, N.Y.) - Buffalo (N.Y.) - 1911 - 437 pages
...sides, where it could be viewed to the greatest advantage, I am inclined to think we cannot allow it less than one hundred and forty, or fifty feet. As...its figure, it is in the shape of a horseshoe, and is about four hundred paces in circumference; it is divided into two, exactly in the middle, by a very...
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Legislative Document, Volume 48

New York (State). Legislature - Government publications - 1921
...it could be viewed to the greatest advantage, I am inclined to think we cannot allow it less than a hundred and forty, or fifty feet. As to its figure, it is in the shape of a horseshoe, and is about four hundred paces in circumference; it is divided into two, exactly in the middle, by a very...
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Anthology and Bibliography of Niagara Falls, Volume 1

Charles Mason Dow - Niagara Falls - 1921 - 1423 pages
...it could be viewed to the greatest advantage, I am inclined to think we cannot allow it less than a hundred and forty, or fifty feet. As to its figure, it is in the shape of a horseshoe, and is about four hundred paces in circumference; it is divided into two, exactly in the middle, by a very...
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