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114 T/? B/a?k $e?. gives no estimate of its height; but the mas?r of ?a Blond? remarks, that ' coming from ?e south-west the land is ve? marChie, forming thee cap? or headlands; the ?u?emmost Cape Aid), ?ery high, bluff, bold-l?ng !and, much like the orth Foreland, but much higher ;' and in a sketch of ?e coast line it i? estimated at about one ?ousand ?o huna?d feetsthe same elevation which is assigned to it by P?fe?r Palls. ' The next to the northward,' the m?ter continues, ? Cape Fioleu?,* moderately high, with ?ree notches hke s?ps in it, and ?tweeu �ese two ?e harbour of Balacla?a. ?e no?e?ose (p?- ?g ?e ancient name of ? Khe?on) ' h long and low, ?th a good lighthouse on it, well ligh?d.' Whether, therefore, these two ca?s, or any !and higher than �emselves, which may be in the rear of Ca?mbls es?cially, can actually be seen at once, we have no ce?in au?ority to de?r- mine; and we will therefore close this portion of our subject merely by remarking that the R?'s Head supplied ?e ancien? with the same name of C?a-Metopon for the westin promonto? of Crate; and that in the compa?son of Ca? Aia with our North Yorelaud, we have perhaps in the name of the to? of Rampale the traces of ?e same fancied resemblance. On the 16th of November, the Blonde quitted the harbour of Scb?topol, and stood to the not,ward along ?e coast, on which neither tree nor bush was to be seen, fiH she was off the point of Koslof, which Bishop Hebcr v?ited, and calls the ancient Eupa- toria, but could remember nothing inter?fing ?at he had found there. From K?lof the !and was found to be e?n, and modestely high to the northward, till it reginald in the low point called Cape Tarkhan, which is the westernmost point of the Crimea; from which begins the Cercinetis Sinns, still ?11ed the Oulph of Kerkinit, mentioned by both A?ian and Strabo, and leading up to the isthmus which joins the C?mea to the main-land. ? this point is an excellent light, whi? was seen at ? dis?n? of ele?n or twelv? miles. From hen? the frigate s? across for ?e west? shorn, which she made near Ackermann, a? then went up to Od?sa; but she found the distance across to be eleven or twelve miles le? than that commonly given to it upon the char?; and in sounding at t?nty miles from the coast, she found twenty-two ?thoms water, with a bottom of small atones and broken shells. Not even hem, therefore, so close off the g?at estua? ?rm? by the mou?s of the Dnieper, the Bug, the Dni?r, ?c., fi?i? any ?on of the dreaded accumulation of alluvial dep?it. On ?e 17? of N o?m?r, she ?ch?d in ?ven fa&?s ? * C? F?Hng by LeChor; ?1. ii.p. ?, -