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" ... rolling about it, and swept off by the breeze to fall in torrents of hot rain. Jets and lines of water tore their way through the cloud, or leaped high above its domed mass. The earth trembled and throbbed during the explosion, then the column sank,... "
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
...the 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...dropped once more, and seemed to be sucked back into earth." Erasmus Darwin, in his Botanic Garden, has the following lines on the Great Geyser : " High...
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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
...the utmost violence ;-<ohmm rushed up to the height of ninety or one hundred feet against the gray night sky, with mighty volumes of white steam-cloud...dropped once more, and seemed to be sucked back into earth. AJ Symington * describes his experience of an eruption of the Great Geyser as follows: Subterranean...
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A handbook for travellers in Denmark, with Sleswig and Holstein (and Iceland ...

John Murray (publishers.) - 1883
...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 off by the breeze to fall...dropped once more, and seemed to be sucked back into earth." {Baring Gould.) The Strokkr (Churn) Geysir is 44 ft. in depth, and 9 it. in diameter at the...
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Walks and Talks in the Geological Field

Alexander Winchell - Geology - 1886 - 329 pages
...of ninety or one hundred feet, against the gray night sky, with mighty volume of white steam cloud rolling about it, and swept off by the breeze to fall...more, and seemed to be sucked back into the earth." — Pen and Pencil Sketches of Faroe and Iceland. No one can contemplate the phenomena of a geyser...
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Walks and Talks in the Geological Field

Alexander Winchell - Geology - 1886 - 329 pages
...of ninety or one hundred feet, against the gray night sky, with mighty volume of white steam cloud rolling about it,, and swept off by the breeze to...dropped once more, and seemed to be sucked back into the earth."—Pen and Pencil Sketches of Faroe and Iceland. No one can contemplate the phenomena of a geyser...
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Walks and Talks in the Geological Field

Alexander Winchell - Geology - 1886 - 329 pages
...of ninety or one hundred feet, against the gray night sky, with mighty volume of white steam cloud rolling about it, and swept off by the breeze to fall...and throbbed during the explosion, then the column pank, started up again, dropped once more, and seemed to be sucked back into the earth." — Pen and...
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The Story of Our Planet

Thomas George Bonney - Earth - 1893 - 535 pages
...to the height of g0 or 100 feet against the gray night sky, with mighty volumes of white steam cloud rolling about it, and swept off by the breeze to fall...Jets and lines of water tore their way through the clouds, or leaped high above its domed mass. The earth trembled and Fio. 107.— SECTION OF THE GREAT...
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Walks and Talks in the Geological Field

Alexander Winchell - Geology - 1898 - 347 pages
...of ninety or one hundred feet, against the gray night sky, with mighty volume of white steam cloud rolling about it, and swept off by the breeze to fall...and lines of water tore their way through the cloud, nr leaped high above its domed mass. The earth trembled and throbbed during the explosion, then the...
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