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" But the extraordinary volume of melted matter produced in this eruption deserves the particular attention of the geologist. Of the two branches, which flowed in nearly opposite directions, the greatest was fifty, and the lesser forty, miles in length.... "
Outlines of Physical Geography - Página 23
por George William Fitch - 1867 - 112 páginas
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Principles of Geology: Being an Inquiry how for the Former Changes ..., Volumen2

Sir Charles Lyell - 1835
...lesser forty * Henderson's Journal, &c. p. 228. miles in length. The extreme breadth which the Skapta branch attained in the low countries was from twelve...both currents was one hundred feet, but in narrow denies it sometimes amounted to six hundred. A more correct idea will be formed of the dimensions of...
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Principles of Geology: Being an Inquiry how Far the Former Changes ..., Volumen2

Sir Charles Lyell - 1835 - 1782 páginas
...breadth which the Skapta branch attained in the low countries was from * Henderson's Journal, &c. p. 228. twelve to fifteen miles, that of the other about seven....narrow defiles it sometimes amounted to six hundred. A more correct idea will be formed of the dimensions of the two streams, if we consider how striking...
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Principles of Geology: Being an Inquiry how Far the Former Changes ..., Volumen1

Sir Charles Lyell - 1837 - 546 páginas
...the greatest was fifty, and the lesser forty miles in length. The extreme breadth which the Skapti branch attained in the low countries was from twelve...about seven. The ordinary height of both currents was 100 feet, but in narrow defiles it sometimes amounted to 600. A more correct idea will be formed of...
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Principles of Geology: Or, The Modern Changes of the Earth and Its ..., Volumen2

Sir Charles Lyell - 1840
...the greatest was fifty, and the lesser forty, miles in length. The extreme breadth which the Skapta branch attained in the low countries was from twelve...feet, but in narrow defiles it sometimes amounted to * Henderson's Journ&l, &.C. p. 228. six hundred. A more correct idea will be formed of the dimensions...
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Principles of Geology: Or, The Modern Changes of the Earth and Its ...

Sir Charles Lyell - 1854 - 834 páginas
...the greatest was fifty, and the lesser forty miles in length. The extreme breadth which the Skapta branch attained in the low countries was from twelve...both currents was one hundred feet, but in narrow * Henderson's Journal, Ac. p. 228. defiles it sometimes amounted to six hundred. Professor Bischoff...
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Outlines of Physical Geography

George William Fitch - 1856 - 225 páginas
...proceeded from Skaptar Jokulj in Iceland, in 1783.: i,The lava flowed in two nearly opposite streams, fifiy miles in one direction and forty in the other. The...calculated that the mass of lava thrown out during tliis eruption surpassed in magnitude the bulk of Mount Blant^ 179. The eruption of Skaptar Jokul did...
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Outlines of Physical Geography

George William Fitch - 1856 - 225 páginas
...action of the waves.* 178. The greatest eruption on record proceeded from Skaptar Jok.ul, in Iceland, m 1783. The lava flowed in two nearly opposite streams,...about seven. The ordinary height of both currents tvas one hundred feet, but in narrow defiles it sometimes amounted to six hundred. It has been calculated...
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Outlines of Physical Geography

George William Fitch - 1864 - 225 páginas
...of hills, the rending of mountains, the desertion by rivers of their channels, and the appearance ot new lakes. New islands have often been thrown up near...during this eruption surpassed in magnitude the bulk of Mont Blanc. 179. The eruption of Skaptar Jokul did not entirely cease till the end of two years ; and...
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Principles of Geology; Or, The Modern Changes of the Earth and Its ...

Sir Charles Lyell - 1865 - 834 páginas
...the greatest was fifty, and the lesser forty miles in length. The extreme breadth which the Skapta branch attained in the low countries was from twelve...height of both currents was one hundred feet, but in carrov/ defiles it sometimes amounted to six hundred. Professor Bischoff has calculated that the mass...
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ON STEAM, AS THE MOTIVE POWER IN EARTHQUAKES AND VOLCANOES, AND OF CAVITIES ...

R. A. PEACOCK - 1866
...the greatest was fifty and the lesser forty miles in length. The extreme breadth which the Skaptar branch attained in the low countries, was from twelve...about seven. The ordinary height of both currents was 100ft., but in narrow defiles it sometimes amounted to 600." And Sir Charles then mentions Professor...
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