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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 24
door Sir Charles Lyell - 1845 - 272 pagina’s
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Incentives to the Cultivation of the Science of Geology: Designed for the ...

Samuel Sidwell Randall - 1846 - 189 pagina’s
...stone. " I was truly astonished," observes Mr. Lyell in his " Travels in North America," " now that I had entered the hydrographical basin of the Ohio,...with the primeval forest, and manufacturing industry in its infancy, when the full value of this inexhaustible supply of cheap fuel can be appreciated ;...
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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
...as those mare bent and curved beds at Frostburg, before described. I was 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...
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THE HISTORY OF PITTSBURGH 1851

1851
...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 in a degree...with the primeval forest, and manufacturing industry in its infancy, when the full value of this inexhaustible supply of cheap fuel can be appreciated ;...
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The History of Pittsburgh: With a Brief Notice of Its Facilities of ...

Neville B. Craig - 1851 - 312 pagina’s
...as those more bent and curved beds at Frostburg before described. I was truly astonished, now that I had entered the hydrographical basin of the Ohio,...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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Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 30

1854
...Brownsville, on the Monongahela, where the country consista of coal measures. / was truly astonished, now that I had entered the hydrographical basin of the Ohio,...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
...Brownsville, on the Monongahela, where the country consists of coal measures. I was truly astonished, now that I had entered the hydrographical basin of the Ohio,...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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Travels in North America, Canada, and Nova Scotia: With Geological Observations

Sir Charles Lyell - 1855
...as those more bent and curved beds at Frostburg before described. I was truly astonished, now that I had entered the hydrographical basin of the Ohio,...primeval forest, and manufacturing industry To face Vol. II. p. 3 I I in its infancy, when the full value of this inexhaustible supply of cheap fuel can...
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Pittsburgh and Allegheny in the Centennial Year

George Henry Thurston - 1870 - 271 pagina’s
...the eminent English geologist, says in his travels in North America: "I was truly astonished now that I had entered the hydrographical basin of the Ohio,...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
...his discoveries in this region are most expressive of its wealth. "I was truly astonished, now that I had entered the hydrographical basin of the Ohio,...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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