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Page 355 - Mayne, like a shewer from the South to the North, and from the North to the West, and then downe to the South againe.
Page 237 - We found the pillar to be of solid salt, capped with carbonate of lime, cylindrical in front and pyramidal behind. The upper or rounded part is about forty feet high, resting on a kind of oval pedestal, from forty to sixty feet above the level of the sea. It slightly decreases in size upwards, crumbles at the top, and is one entire mass of crystallization.
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