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The Mississippi Valley: Its Physical Geography, Including Sketches of the ... - Page 22
by John Wells Foster - 1869 - 443 pages
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Volume 7

Science - 1829
...severe shocks, but two series of concussions were particularly terrible, far more so than the rest. They remark, that the shocks were clearly distinguishable...which it was perpendicular. The latter were attended by the explosions and the terrible mixture of noises that preceded and accompanied the earthquakes...
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The Edinburgh Journal of Science, Volume 1

Science - 1829
...severe shocks, but two series of concussions were particularly terrible, far more so than the rest. They remark that the shocks were clearly distinguishable...which it was perpendicular. The latter were attended by the explosions and the terrible mixture of noises, that preceded and accompanied the earthquakes,...
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The Historical Cabinet: Containing Authentic Accounts of Many Remarkable and ...

History - 1834 - 516 pages
...; and retreated to the bosoms of men, their fellow sufferers in this general convulsion. There was a great number of severe shocks, but two series of...The latter were attended with the explosions, and terrible mixture of noises that preceded and accompanied the earthquakes in a louder degree, but were...
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Historical Collections of the Great West: Containing Narratives ..., Volumes 1-2

Henry Howe - Mississippi River Valley - 1855 - 448 pages
...seVere shocks, but two series of concussions were particularly terrible; far more so than the rest. The shocks were clearly distinguishable into two classes...means so desolating and destructive as the other. Then the houses crumbled, the trees waved together, the ground sunk; while ever and anon vivid flashes...
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The Great West: Containing Narratives of the Most Important and Interesting ...

Henry Howe - Mississippi River Valley - 1858 - 576 pages
...severe shocks, but two scries of concussions were particularly terrible; far more so than the rest. The shocks were clearly distinguishable into two classes:...it was perpendicular. The latter were attended with explosions, and the terrible mixture of noises that preceded and accompanied the earthquakes in a louder...
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The Great West: Containing Narratives of the Most Important and Interesting ...

Henry Howe - Mississippi River Valley - 1858 - 576 pages
...severe shocks, but two series of concussions were particularly terrible ; far more so than the rest. The shocks were clearly distinguishable into two classes:...the motion was horizontal, and those in which it was pcrpeudicular. The latter were attended with explosions, and the terrible mixture of noises that preceded...
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The History of the State of Ohio: From the Discovery of the Great Valley, to ...

John Stevens Cabot Abbott - Northwest, Old - 1875 - 876 pages
...severe shocks, but the two series of concussions were particularly terrible; far more so than the rest. The shocks were clearly distinguishable into two classes...it was perpendicular. The latter were attended with explosions, and the terrible mixture of noises that preceded and accompanied the earthquakes in a louder...
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Saturated Steam the Motive Power in Volcanoes and Earthquakes: Great ...

Richard Atkinson Peacock - Earthquakes - 1883 - 132 pages
...white sand, so as to become uninhabitable. The water at first covered the whole country, particularly at the Little Prairie ; and it must indeed have been...earthquakes in a louder degree, but were by no means as desolating and destructive as the other. When they were felt the houses crumbled, and trees waved...
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The American Geologist, Volume 30

Newton Horace Winchell - Geology - 1902
...shocks but two series of concussions were particularly terrible. There were two classes of shocks : those in which the motion was horizontal, and those...it was perpendicular. The latter were attended with explosions and the terrible mixture of noises that preceded and accompanied the earthquakes in a louder...
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The Journal of Geology

Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin - Electronic journals - 1905
...disappeared there remained a stratum of sand." Further, that "there were two classes of shocks — those in which the motion was horizontal, and those in which it was perpendicular." In the description by Godfrey LeSieur, given on a previous page, attention is called to the large volume...
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