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" I was truly astonished, now that I had entered the hydrographical basin of the Ohio, at beholding the richness of the seams of coal, which appear everywhere on the flanks of the hills and at the bottom of the valleys, and which are accessible in a degree... "
Travels in North America: With Geological Observations on the United States ... - Pagina 22
door Sir Charles Lyell - 1845 - 272 pagina’s
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Elements of Geology: Including Fossil Botany and Palaeontology : a Popular ...

John Lee Comstock - 1847 - 432 pagina’s
...truly astonished," continnes Mr. Lyell, " now that I had entered the hydrographical (water-formed) basin of the Ohio, at beholding the richness of the seams of coal, which appear every where on the flanks of the hills, and at the bottom of the valleys ; and which are accessible...
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A tour in the United States, with two lectures on emigration

Archibald Prentice - 1849 - 217 pagina’s
...truly astonished, now that I had entered the hydrographical basin of the Ohio, at beholding the riches of the seams of coal, which appear everywhere on the flanks of the hills and at the bottoms of the valleys, and which are accessible in a degree I never witnessed elsewhere. The time...
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The History of Pittsburgh: With a Brief Notice of Its Facilities of ...

Neville B. Craig - 1851 - 312 pagina’s
...large tributary of the Ohio, where the country consists of coal-measures, like those at Uniontown, both evidently belonging to the same series as those...beholding the richness of the seams of coal, which appear every where on the flanks of the hills, and at the botT* torn of the valleys, and which are accessible...
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The History of Pittsburgh: With a Brief Notice of Its Facilities of ...

Neville B. Craig - 1851 - 312 pagina’s
...evidently belonging to the same series as those more bent and curved beds at Frostburg before described. / was truly astonished, now that I had entered the hydrographical...beholding the richness of the seams of coal, which appear every where on the flanks of the hills, and at the botY* torn of the valleys, and which are accessible...
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Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 30

1854
...Uniontown we went to Brownsville, on the Monongahela, where the country consista of coal measures. / was truly astonished, now that I had entered the hydrographical...everywhere on the flanks of the hills, and at the bottoms of the valleys, and which are accessible in a degree which I never witnessed elsewhere. The...
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The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 30

1854
...Uniontown we went to Brownsville, on the Monongahela, where the country consists of coal measures. I was truly astonished, now that I had entered the...coal, which appear everywhere on the flanks of the hub, and at the bottoms of the valleys, and which are accessible in a degree which I never witnessed...
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Pittsburgh and Allegheny in the Centennial Year

George Henry Thurston - 1870 - 271 pagina’s
...Ohio. Of this seam, Mr. Lyell, the eminent English geologist, says in his travels in North America: "I was truly astonished now that I had entered the...beholding the richness of the seams of coal which appeared everywhere on the flanks of the hills and at the bottoms of the valleys, and which are accessible...
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A Century and a Half of Pittsburg and Her People, Volume 2

John Newton Boucher - 1908
...valley. His own words concerning his discoveries in this region are most expressive of its wealth. "I was truly astonished, now that I had entered the...beholding the richness of the seams of coal which appeared everywhere on the flanks of the hills and at the bottom of the valleys, and which are accessible...
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The History of Pittsburgh: With a Brief Notice of Its Facilities of ...

Neville B. Craig - 1917 - 310 pagina’s
...evidently belonging to the same series as those more bent and curved beds at Frostburg before described. / was truly astonished, now that I had entered the hydrographical...valleys, and which are accessible in a degree I never ivitnessed elsewhere. The time has not yet arrived, the soil being still densely covered with the primeval...
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