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" Five strokes underground were the signal, then an overflow, wetting every side of the mound. Presently a dome of water rose in the centre of the basin and fell again, immediately to be followed by a fresh bell, which sprang into the air full 40 feet high,... "
Iceland: Its Scenes and Sagas - Page 364
by Sabine Baring-Gould, Alfred Newton - 1863 - 447 pages
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The Penn Monthly, Volume 8

Robert Ellis Thompson, William Wilberforce Newton, Otis H. Kendall - 1877
...basin and fell again, immediately to be followed by a fresh bell, which sprang into the air full forty feet high, accompanied by a roaring burst of steam....utmost violence, a column rushed up to the height of ninety or one hundred feet against the gray night sky, with mighty volumes of white steam-cloud rolling...
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A handbook for travellers in Denmark, with Sleswig and Holstein (and Iceland ...

John Murray (publishers.) - 1883
...basin and fell again, immediately to be followed by a fresh bell, which sprang into the air full 40 ft. high, accompanied by a roaring burst of steam. Instantly...violence, a column rushed up to the height of 90 or 100 ft. against the grey night sky with mighty volumes of white eteam cloud rolling about it, and swept...
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1st -12th Annual Report of the United States Geological and Geographical ...

Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.) - 1883 - 12 pages
...basin and fell again, immediately to be followed by a fresh bell, which sprang into the air full forty feet high, accompanied by a roaring burst of steam....the fountain began to play with the utmost violence ;-<ohmm rushed up to the height of ninety or one hundred feet against the gray night sky, with mighty...
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Walks and Talks in the Geological Field

Alexander Winchell - Geology - 1886 - 329 pages
...basin and fell again, immediately to be followed by a fresh bell, which sprang into the air full forty feet high, accompanied by a roaring burst of steam....utmost violence; a column rushed up to the height of ninety or one hundred feet, against the pray night sky, with mighty volume of white steam cloud rolling...
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Walks and Talks in the Geological Field

Alexander Winchell - Geology - 1886 - 329 pages
...followed by a fresh bell, which sprang into the air full forty feet high, accompanied by a roariug burst of steam. Instantly, the fountain began to play...utmost violence ; a column rushed up to the height of ninety or one hundred feet, against the gray night sky, with mighty volume of white steam cloud rolling...
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The Story of Our Planet

Thomas George Bonney - Earth - 1893 - 535 pages
...signal, then an overflow, wetting every side of the mound. Presently a dome of water rose in the center of the basin and fell again, immediately to be followed...utmost violence, a column rushed up to the height of g0 or 100 feet against the gray night sky, with mighty volumes of white steam cloud rolling about it,...
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The Story of Our Planet

Thomas George Bonney - Geology - 1902 - 592 pages
...our feet. We rushed out of the tent in every condition of deshabille, and were in time to see Geyser put forth his full strength. Five strokes underground...Jets and lines of water tore their way through the clouds, or leaped high above its domed mass. The earth trembled and throbbed during the explosion ;...
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The volcano's deadly work: from the fall of Pompeii to the destruction of St ...

Charles Morris - Earthquakes - 1902 - 448 pages
...basin and fell again, immediately to be followed by a fresh bell, which sprang into the air fully forty feet high, accompanied by a roaring burst of steam....fountain began to play with the utmost violence, a column rushing up to the height of ninety or one hundred feet against the gray night sky, with mighty volumes...
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