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The Western Pilot; Containing Charts of the Ohio River and of the Mississippi, from the Mouth of the Missouri to the Gulf of Mexico Accompanied with Directions for Navigating the Same, and a Gazetteer or Description of the Towns on Their Banks, Tributary (Paperback) Loot Price: R270
Discovery Miles 2 700
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The Western Pilot; Containing Charts of the Ohio River and of the Mississippi, from the Mouth of the Missouri to the Gulf of Mexico Accompanied with Directions for Navigating the Same, and a Gazetteer or Description of the Towns on Their Banks, Tributary (Paperback)

Samuel Cumings

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1848 Excerpt: ...of the river, then incline towards the right shore again. When a little below Golconda ware over a little to the right, but keep rather nearest to the bar on the left above the I Second Sister Island This island lies near the middle of the river, channel to the right of it. When nearly opposite the head of the island go in within 100 yards of the right shore, towards a small clearing and a house standing back from the river a small distance, keep down the right shore to the false point a little above the Third Sister Island _ This is a small island standing in the middle of the river with a towhead on the left of it. Channel to the right. You begin to leave the right shore at the above mentioned false point, then ware out to the left, as if you were going to the left of the Third Sister; but when you are within 100 yards of the head of said island, turn square in to the right of the island, give the island a good berth, and pass to the right of the rock dam, by going short in to the right shore, above the middle bar, keep down this shore 200 yards, then wfcar out gradually, near one third of the river, and fall in to the right shore at the rocks. Stewart's Island, Lies near the middle of the river. Channel to the left, near the left shore until a little above the foot of the island, then it crosses to the foot of the island, then offbelow it for some distance near the middle, wearing in to the left gradually, but go in to the left shore by keeping near the bar on the right and not far above the point on the left. Dog Island, . Lies near the right shore above Cumberland island, and tails down opposite the head of Cumberland island. From the foot of Dog island Captain Shrieve has built a dam across to the head of Cumberland Island, for the purpose of making ih...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Samuel Cumings
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 42
ISBN-13: 978-1-236-21892-6
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
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LSN: 1-236-21892-2
Barcode: 9781236218926

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