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" It is recorded of these that in former times they were clothed with dense forests, and their older inhabitants remembered when the rains were abundant and the hills and all uncultivated places were shaded by extensive groves. The removal of the trees... "
Annual Report of the Bureau of Forestry for the Province of Ontario - Page 50
by Ontario. Bureau of Forestry - 1882
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 142

1875
...plants. The rainy seasons in these climates are not continuous cloudy days, but successions of suHden showers, with the sun shining hot in the intervals....rapidly exhaled, and springs and streams diminish.' Mr. Vogel cites a report by Mr. Hough, President of the United States Association for the Advancement...
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Transactions, Volume 11

Institution of Surveyors (Great Britain). - Surveying - 1879
...the vertical sun rapidly dries up the moisture, and prevents the rain from sinking to the roots of plants. The rainy seasons in these climates are not...rapidly exhaled, and springs and streams diminish." Governor Gregory, in reply, enumerates the causes to which, in his opinion, the diminution of timber...
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Report Upon Forestry

United States. Department of Agriculture, Franklin Benjamin Hough - Forests and forestry - 1878 - 650 pages
...which affords a melancholy confirmation of what I have urged above: " The contrast between neighboring islands similarly situated is most striking. The sad...of forest trees useful for timber and in the arts. Sin-!: plantations would serve the double object of retaining the desired humidity and of yielding...
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Report on Forestry ...

United States. Forest Service - Forests and forestry - 1878
...which affords a melancholy confirmation of what I have urged above : " The contrast between neighboring islands similarly situated is most striking. The sad...but also to the object, no less important, of making now plantations of forest trees useful for timber and in the arts. Such plantations would serve the...
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Report on Forestry ...

United States. Forest Service - Forests and forestry - 1878
...but successions of sudden showers, with the sun shining hot in the intervals. Without shade upon'the surface, the water is rapidly exhaled, and springs...Such plantations would serve the double object of retaiuiog tho desired humidity and of yielding a revenue to the island.1 His Excellency WH Gregory,...
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Transactions, Volume 11

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors - Agriculture - 1879
...the vertical sun rapidly dries up the moisture, and prevents the rain from sinking to the roots of plants. The rainy seasons in these climates are not...rapidly exhaled, and springs and streams diminish." Governor Gregory, in reply, enumerates the causes to which, in his opinion, the diminution of timber...
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Vermont Agricultural Report ..., Volume 8, Parts 1883-1884

Vermont. State Board of Agriculture - Agriculture - 1884
...cause of the present evil. The opening of the soil to the vertical sun rapidly dries up the moisture. Without shade upon the surface, the water is rapidly exhaled, and springs and streams are dried up." ISLAND OP SANTA CRUZ. The famous West Indian island of Santa Cruz is at present suffering...
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Trees and Tree-planting: With Exercises and Directions for the Celebration ...

John Bradley Peaslee - Arbor Day - 1884 - 64 pages
...cause of the present evil. The opening of the soil to the vertical sun rapidly dries up the moisture. Without shade upon the surface, the water is rapidly exhaled, and springs and streams are dried up." ST. HELENA. The Island of St. Helena, the well-known scene of Napoleon's banishment,...
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Circular of Information of the Bureau of Education ..., Issues 1-5; Issue 1886

United States. Bureau of Education, United States. Office of Education - Education - 1885
...cause of the present evil. The opening of the soil to the vertical sun rapidly^ dries up the moisture. Without shade upon the surface, the water is rapidly exhaled, and springs and streams are dried up." ST. HELENA. The Island of St. Helena, the well-known scene of Napoleon's banishment,...
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Annual Report, Volume 3

Ohio. State Forestry Bureau - Forests and forestry - 1888
...cause of the present evil. The opening of the soil to the vertical sun rapidly dries up the moisture. Without shade upon the surface, the water is rapidly exhaled, and springs and streams are dried up." ST. HELENA. The Island of St. Helena, the well-known scene of Napoleon's banishment,...
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