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  • W. J. Palmer
  • The Tyne: And Its Tributaries (Classic Reprint) 
     

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    Lieferstatus:   i.d.R. innert 5-10 Tagen versandfertig
    Genre:  Reisebücher, Bildbände 
    ISBN:  9781332071937 
    EAN-Code: 
    9781332071937 
    Verlag:  Forgotten Books 
    Einband:  Kartoniert  
    Sprache:  English  
    Dimensionen:  H 229 mm / B 152 mm / D 18 mm 
    Gewicht:  457 gr 
    Seiten:  340 
    Zus. Info:  23:B&W 6 x 9 in or 229 x 152 mm Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam 
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    Excerpt from The Tyne: And Its Tributaries The basin of a noble river as seen from some elevated point would be a grand spectacle, especially wore it possible to take in at a glance the fountain-head, the intricate ramification of tributaries, the broad main-stream, and final absorption by the ocean. In such a view the tree-like character of the river would be conspicuous. But in the nomenclature of a river and its tributaries the unity of this figure is necessarily broken. "The Tyne" stands only for the trunk of the river tree, the two main streams which unite to form it, and all the other branches have their own names; and thus nominally the water of Tyne is divided into many waters, - the rivers North and South Tyne, the Allen, Heed, Nent, Dorwont, and Team, besides lesser streams, burns, and sykes, whoso name is legion, though but parts of an indivisible whole. Its bubbling spring is as truly Tyne as its broadest reaches below bridge. "The child is father of the man." Instead of regarding it as formed by the junction of the Rivers North and South Tyne, The Tyne might be described as rising near Cross-fell in Cumberland, and receiving the North Tyne as an affluent. In Cross-fell the great Penine range culminates; the high lands from which it rises on the east side boast in Alston the highest market-town, in Coaleleugh the highest village, and in Ashgillside the highest inhabited house in England. It is in this elevated district that we find near each other the sources of the three great industrial rivers of the North the Toes, the Wear, and the Tyne. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

      
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