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" Hill, from the myriads of small birds of that name which frequent its base, and appear to prefer its environs to every other part of the harbour. " They are so numerous that we have frequently seen an uninterrupted line of them extending full half way... "
The natural history of Ireland - Page 220
by William Thompson, James R. Garrett, George Dickie - 1851
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 78

1843
...means of the ice.' At the head of Magdalena bay is a high pyramidal mountain of granite, termed Kotge Hill, from the myriads of small birds of that name which frequent its base, and which appear to prefer its environs to every other part of the harbour. This bird with a foreign name,...
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A Voyage of Discovery Towards the North Pole: Performed in His Majesty's ...

Frederick William Beechey - Arctic regions - 1843 - 351 pages
...with headlong impetuosity upon the beach, to the great hazard of any boat that may chance to be near. At the head of the bay there is a high pyramidal mountain...small birds of that name which frequent its base, and which appear to prefer its environs to every other part of the harbour. They are so numerous, that...
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The Edinburgh Review, Volume 44; Volume 78

English literature - 1843
...slightest desire to attempt to approach it again by means of the ice.' At the head of Magdulena bay is a high pyramidal mountain of granite, termed Rotge...small birds of that name which frequent its base, and which appear to prefer its environs to every other part of the harbour. This bird with a foreign name,...
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Sir John Franklin and The Arctic Regions

P.L. Simmonds - 1852
...of six thousand years, Amidst immensity they tower sublime, Winter's eternal palace, built by Time." At the head of the bay there is a high pyramidal mountain...frequent its base, and appear to prefer its environs to every other part of the harbor. " They are so numerous that we have frequently seen an uninterrupted...
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Excursions to Arran, Ailsa Craig, and the two Cumbraes, with reference to ...

David Landsborough - 1852
...of their nesting there. Captain Beechy, in his account of the Voyage towards the North Pole in 1815, remarks: " At the head of the bay there is a high pyramidal mountain of granite termed Rotge (ic, Little Auk) Hill, from the myriads of small birds of that name which frequent its base. They are...
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Works Issued by the Hakluyt Society, Volume 18

Voyages and travels - 1855
...Admiral Beechey, in his narrative, speaks of a high pyramidal mountain of granite in Magdalena Bay, " termed Rotge Hill, from the myriads of small birds of that name which frequent its base, and which appear to prefer its environs to every other part of the harbour. They are so numerous, that...
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Arctic Explorations and Discoveries During the Nineteenth Century: Being ...

Samuel Mosheim Smucker - Arctic regions - 1857 - 517 pages
...of six thousand years. Amidst immensity they tower sublime, Winter's eternal palace, built by Time." At the head of the bay there is a high pyramidal mountain...frequent its base, and appear to prefer its environs to every other part of the harbor. " They are so numerous that we have frequently seen an uninterrupted...
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A history of British birds

Francis Orpen Morris - 1857
...Pole, writes thus of them, in describing the scenery of Magdalen Bay, on the west of the island. — "At the head of the Bay there is a high pyramidal mountain of granite, termed Rodge Hill, from the myriads of birds, the Rotche, that frequent its base, and which appeared to prefer...
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Arctic Explorations and Discoveries During the Nineteenth Century: Being ...

Samuel Mosheim Smucker - Arctic regions - 1857 - 517 pages
...of six thousand years, Amidst immensity they tower sublime, Winter's eternal palace, built by Time." At the head of the bay there is a high pyramidal mountain of granite, termed Eotge Hill, from the myriads of small birds of that name which frequent its base, and appear to prefer...
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The Arctic Regions, and Polar Discoveries During the Nineteenth Century ...

Peter Lund Simmonds - Arctic regions - 1860 - 294 pages
...cf six thousand years, Amidst immensity they tower sublime, Winter's eternal palace, built by Time." At the head of the bay there is a high pyramidal mountain...frequent its base, and appear to prefer its environs to every other part of the harbour. " They are so numerous that we have frequently seen an uninterrupted...
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