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" We gained nothing; for on the 18th at noon our latitude was 70° 44'; and we were near five leagues farther to the eastward. We were, at this time, close to the edge of the ice, which was as compact as a wall, and seemed to be ten or twelve feet high... "
A Sketch of the British Fur Trade in North America: With Observations ... - Página 163
por Thomas Douglas Earl of Selkirk - 1816 - 130 páginas
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The New London Magazine, Volumen2

...was 70^. 44m- ; and they were near five leagues farther to .the EaiUvaid. They were, atthistimc, dole to the edge of the ice, which was as compact as a wall, and fceincd to be ten or twelve feet high at lead. But, farther Ncrth, it appeared much higher. It's furfacc...
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A New, Authentic Collection of Captain Cook's Voyages Round the World ...

1790 - 628 páginas
...abundance of fea-hories, fome on the water, but more upon the ice. i The next day at noont we were clofe to the edge of the ice, which was as compact as a wall, and feemed to be i0 or i 2 feet high atleafti But farther North, it appeared much higher. Its furface was...
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Historical Account of the Most Celebrated Voyages, Travels, and Discoveries ...

William Fordyce Mavor - 1796
...the 1 8th, at noon, we were near five leagues farther to the earhvard. We were, at this time, iclel"e to the edge of the ice, which was as compact as a wall ; and ieerned to be ten cr -twelve feet high at leaft. But farther aortb it appeared much higher. We now...
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A General History of Voyages and Travels to the End of the 18th ..., Volumen16

Robert Kerr - 1815
...latitude was 70° 44', and we were near five leagues farther to the eastward. We were, at this time, close to the edge of the ice, which was as compact as a wall, and seemed to be ten or twelve feet high at least. But, farther north, it appeared much higher. Its surface...
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A general history and collection of voyages and travels, arranged ..., Tema 30

General history - 1814
...latitude was 70° 44', and we were near five leagues farther to the eastward. We were, at this time, close to the edge of the ice, which was as compact as a wall, and seemed to be ten or twelve feet high at least. But, farther north, it appeared much higher. Its surface...
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Gallery of Nature and Art, Or a Tour Through Creation and Science ..., Volumen4

Edward T W. Polehampton - 1815
...entirely prevented the farther progress of the ships in that direction. On the 18lh the two ships were close to the edge of the ice, which was as compact as a wall, and seemed at least ten or twelve feet high ; farther north it appeared much higher, its surface was extremely...
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The World Displayed, Or, A Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volumen10

1815
...abundance of sea-horses, some in the water, but far more on the ice. On the 18th, the two ships were close to the edge of the ice, which was as compact as a wall, and seemed at least ten or twelve feet high; farther north it appeared much higher. Its surface was extremely...
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The Quarterly Review, Volumen16

1817
...Point Muigrave, the lat.of which was 67°45'. He continued up the Strait till he was in lat. 70° S3', in an open sea, but soon after, in 70° 41', found...a wall,' and ten or twelve feet high. In returning t6 the southward he saw, on the American side, a low point in lat. 70° 2J)', to which he gave the...
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The Gallery of Nature and Art; Or a Tour Through Creation and Science ...

Edward Polehampton - 1821
...entirely prevented the farther progress of the ships in that direction. On the 18th the two ships were close to the edge of the ice, which was as compact as a wall, and seemed at least ten or twelve feet high ; farther north it appeared much higher, its surface was extremely...
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A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volumen18

Robert Kerr - 1824
...He then steered to the north, and continuing up the strait till he was in the latitude 70° 41', he found himself " close to the edge of the ice which...as compact as a wall," and ten or twelve feet high. He was of course obliged to return to the south, and in this part of his voyage he observed, on the...
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