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" Vast forests have disappeared from mountain spurs and ridges ; the vegetable earth accumulated beneath the trees by the decay of leaves and fallen trunks; the soil of the alpine pastures, which skirted and indented the woods, and the mould of the upland... "
Man and Nature: Or, Physical Geography as Modified by Human Action - Page 3
by George Perkins Marsh - 1864 - 560 pages
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Proceedings of the Literary & Philosophical Society of Liverpool, Issue 33

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - Humanities - 1879
...or, at least, greatly reduced in both productiveness and population. Vast forests have disappeared, the vegetable earth accumulated beneath the trees, by the decay of leaves and fallen trunks, is washed away ; meadows, once fertilised by irrigation, are unproductive, because the cisterns, reservoirs,...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 77

Edward Everett Hale - 1864
...melancholy proofs of havoc and waste. " Vast forests have disappeared from mountain spurs and ridges ; the vegetable earth, accumulated beneath the trees...cisterns and reservoirs that supplied the ancient canals are broken, or the springs that fed them dried up ; rivers famous in history and song have shrunk to...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 77

Edward Everett Hale - 1864
...melancholy proofs of havoc and waste. " Vast forests have disappeared from mountain spurs and ridges ; the vegetable earth, accumulated beneath the trees...indented the woods, and the mould of the upland fields, are-washed away ; meadows, once fertilized by irrigation, are waste and unproductive, because the cisterns...
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The Mississippi Valley: Its Physical Geography, Including Sketches of the ...

John Wells Foster - Electronic book - 1869 - 443 pages
...both in productiveness and population. Vast forests have disappeared from mountain spurs and ridges ; the vegetable earth, accumulated beneath the trees...the decay of leaves and fallen trunks, the soil of Alpine pastures which skirted and indented the woods, and the mould of the upland fields, are washed...
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The Mississippi Valley: Its Physical Geography, Including Sketches of the ...

John Wells Foster - Mississippi River Valley - 1869 - 443 pages
...vegetable earth, accumulated beneath the trees by the decay of leaves and fallen trunks, the soil of Alpine pastures which skirted and indented the woods, and the mould of the upland f1elds, are washed away ; meadows, once fertilized by irrigation, are waste and unproductive, because...
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Forest trees, for shelter, ornament and profit

Arthur Bryant - 1871 - 247 pages
...both in productiveness and population. Vast forests have disappeared from mountain spurs and ridges ; the vegetable earth accumulated beneath the trees...cisterns and reservoirs that supplied the ancient canals are broken, or the springs that fed them dried up; rivers, famous in history and song,/ have shrunk...
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FOREST TREES FOR SHELTER, ORNAMENT AND PROFIT

ARTHUR BRYANT - 1871
...both in productiveness and population. Vast forests have disappeared from mountain spurs and ridges ; the vegetable earth accumulated beneath the trees...cisterns and reservoirs that supplied the ancient canals are broken, or the springs that fed them dried up ; rivers, famous in history and song, have shrunk...
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Forest Trees: For Shelter, Ornament and Profit. A Practical Manual for Their ...

Arthur Bryant - Forests and forestry - 1871 - 247 pages
...disappeared from mountain spurs and ridges ; the vegetable earth accumulated beneath the trees by the decsiy of leaves and fallen trunks; the soil of the alpine...cisterns and reservoirs that supplied the ancient canals are broken, or the springs that fed them dried up; rivers, famous in history and song, i have shrunk...
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The Earth as Modified by Human Action, Part 12

George Perkins Marsh - Conservation of natural resources - 1874 - 656 pages
...in both productiveness and population. Vast forests have disappeared from mountain spurs and ridges; the vegetable earth accumulated beneath the trees...cisterns and reservoirs that supplied the ancient canals are broken, or the springs that fed them dried up ; rivers famous in history and song have shrunk to...
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The teacher's handbook of the Bible

Joseph Pulliblank - Bible - 1876 - 416 pages
...both productiveness and population. Vast forests have disappeared from mountain spurs and ridges ; the vegetable earth accumulated beneath the trees...and fallen trunks, the soil of the Alpine pastures that skirted and indented the woods, and the mould of the upland fields, are washed away ; meadows,...
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