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" The depth of water, therefore, must have been greater ; and as this weed does not grow in a perpendicular direction, but makes a very acute angle with the bottom, and much of it afterwards spreads many fathoms on the surface of the sea, I am well warranted... "
A history of the vegetable kingdom - Page 185
by William Rhind - 1841
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What Darwin Saw in His Voyage Round the World in the Ship Beagle

Charles Darwin - Beagle Expedition - 1879 - 228 pages
...that this plant, at Kerguelen Land, rises from a greater depth than twentyfour fathoms ; " and as it does not grow in a perpendicular direction, but makes...a very acute angle with the bottom, and much of it afterward spreads many fathoms on the surface of the sea, I am well warranted to say that some of it...
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A Modern Instance

William Dean Howells - Fiction - 1984 - 459 pages
...and then the water crystallizes, wherever there is a point of attachment. that on some of the shoals upon which it grows, we did not strike ground with a line of 24 fathoms. The depth of water, therefore, must have been greater. And as this weed does not grow in...
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The Voyage of the Beagle

Charles Darwin - Biography & Autobiography - 1989 - 432 pages
...wherever there is a point of attachment. 2O2 Voyage of the Beagle June 1 834 that on some of the shoals upon which it grows, we did not strike ground with a line of 24 fathoms. The depth of water, therefore, must have been greater. And as this weed does not grow in...
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Patagonia: At the Bottom of the World

Richard L. Lutz, Dick Lutz - Travel - 2002 - 200 pages
...says, that this plant at Kerguelen Land rises from a greater depth than twenty-four fathoms; "and as it does not grow in a perpendicular direction, but makes...afterwards spreads many fathoms on the surface of the sea, lam well warranted to say that some of it grows to the length of sixty fathoms and upwards. " I do...
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