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  • I will recapitulate the principal facts with regard to the climate, ice-action, and organic productions of the southern hemisphere, transposing the places in imagination to Europe, with which we are so much better acquainted.

    Journal of researches into the geology and natural history of the various countries visited by H.M.S. Beagle

  • —I will recapitulate the principal facts with regard to the climate, ice-action, and organic productions of the southern hemisphere, transposing the places in imagination to Europe, with which we are so much better acquainted.

    Chapter XI

  • Many of Europe's best harbours, and Boston's, in our country, have been dug out by slow ice-action in the oft-recurring Glacial periods.

    A Journey in Other Worlds

  • We can account for the absence of ice-action and scratches, "said Cortlandt," in one of two ways.

    A Journey in Other Worlds

  • "We can account for the absence of ice-action and scratches," said

    A journey in other worlds A romance of the future

  • Many of Europe's best harbours, and Boston's, in our country, have been dug out by slow ice-action in the oft-recurring

    A journey in other worlds A romance of the future

  • Thus perfectly beautiful are these blessed evergreen islands, and their beauty is the beauty of youth, for though the freshness of their verdure must be ascribed to the bland moisture with which they are bathed from warm ocean-currents, the very existence of the islands, their features, finish, and peculiar distribution, are all immediately referable to ice-action during the great glacial winter just now drawing to a close.

    Travels in Alaska

  • Brown metamorphic slate, close-grained in places, dips away from the inlet, presenting edges to ice-action, which has given rise to a singularly beautiful and striking surface, polished and grooved and fluted.

    Travels in Alaska

  • The grand rocks on either side of its channel show ice-action in telling style.

    Travels in Alaska

  • Every channel also has the form of greatest strength with reference to ice-action.

    Travels in Alaska

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