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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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Historical Sketch of the Progress of Discovery, Navigation, and Commerce ...

William Stevenson - 1824 - 654 páginas
...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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A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Arranged ..., 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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A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Arranged ..., Volumen16

Robert Kerr - 1824
...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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The Voyages of Captain James Cook: Illustrated with Maps and Numerous ...

James Cook - 1842
...70° 44' ; and we were near five leagues farther to the VOL. II. 7. 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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man upon the sea:

frank b. goodrich - 1858
...brightness of the horizon. At half-past two, being in latitude 71° and in twenty-two fathoms water, Cook found himself close to the edge of the ice, which was as compact as a wall and twelve feet out of water. It extended to the north as far as the eye could reach. A point of land upon...
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Captain Cook: His Life, Voyages and Discoveries

William Henry Giles Kingston - 1870 - 352 páginas
...the ships steered to the east, and on the 18th, fell in with the ice, which, in latitude 70° 44', was as compact as a wall, and ten or twelve feet high, being much higher farther to the north. It was covered with sea-horses, a number of which were caught,...
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Ocean's Story; Or, Triumphs of Thirty Centuries: A Graphic Description of ...

Frank Boott Goodrich - 1873 - 712 páginas
...brightness of the horizon. At half-past two, being in latitude 71° and in twenty-two fathoms water, Cook found himself close to the edge of the ice, which was as compact as a wall and twelve feet out of water. It extended to the north as far as the eye could reach. A point of land upon...
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Captain Cook's Three Voyages Round the World: With a Sketch of His Life

James Cook - 1880 - 512 páginas
...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 northward it appeared much higher. Its...
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The Shipwrecked mariner, Volumen29,Temas113-116

1882
...and on the 18th August reached the latitude 70° 44' N. Our navigator says : " 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 further north much higher." The eastern extremity...
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Cook's voyages of discovery, ed. by J. Barrow

James Cook - 1904 - 417 páginas
...sea-horses. On the 18th, at noon, 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. We now stood...
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