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  • foster “the community of feeling amongst those who in the life of the High Alps have shared the same enjoyments, the same labours, and the same dangers.”
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  • specially famous for his cascades, seeking subjects in Piedmont and in the Swiss Alps, but more often in Wales, Killarney, the Isle of Staffa, and North Britain
    390 bytes (811 words) - 17:44, 11 February 2013
  • with the Alps of Switzerland both in variety and scenic splendor. But though Maoriland challenges the physical superiority of the Swiss Alps, it unreservedly
    598 bytes (6,341 words) - 08:03, 22 October 2013
  • prevalence of fierce north winds." Wild horses existed at the same time in the Swiss Alps and in Prussia (Erasmus Stella, 1518), and their flesh was eaten as in
    772 bytes (1,771 words) - 05:48, 19 November 2012
  • (1882); Sir Martin Conway, The Alps (1904); W. A. B. Coolidge, Swiss Travel and Swiss Guide-Books (1889) and The Alps (1908); R. von Lendenfeld, Aus den
    168 KB (24,196 words) - 06:45, 14 April 2013
  • —Searching for rock-crystals is one of the recognized industries of the Swiss Alps, and the men who follow this vocation are known as Strahlers. The following
    535 bytes (3,744 words) - 01:52, 10 July 2011
  • snaps’ or ‘Enziangeist’ which is much employed by the peasants on the Swiss Alps. Gentian is a highly valued medicine, a simple tonic, bitter without astringency
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  • 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Bern (city) (category EB1911:Cities:Europe:Switzerland)
    preserved), the art (mainly modern Swiss pictures), and the Alpine (in which are collections of all kinds relating to the Swiss Alps). Bern possesses a university
    295 bytes (1,208 words) - 20:34, 14 January 2015
  • from southern Norway and Sweden to the Mediterranean. It is found on the Swiss Alps to about 5000 ft. above sea-level, and in southern Europe is usually confined
    273 bytes (903 words) - 18:57, 31 December 2014
  • met with this belief everywhere in Europe; in the Eifel, Jura, Swiss Alps, Tyrolese Alps, and Carpathians: and also occasionally in the United States.
    742 bytes (2,945 words) - 21:55, 29 September 2015
  • native of a warm climate; under such an idea we have seen it nursed up in stoves, while the plant spontaneously braves the cold of the Switzerland Alps.
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  • the later beds which now surround them. The so-called Klippen of the Swiss Alps are now usually supposed to rest upon thrustplanes, but they are not strictly
    346 bytes (2,659 words) - 19:48, 6 December 2015
  • placed, beyond all doubt, their home upon the summits and sides of the Swiss Alps, and shown that they have attained their present eminence by a positive
    769 bytes (4,093 words) - 22:02, 29 September 2015
  • Zealand Alps.—The "Alps" of the Southern Island of New Zealand are described by Mr. Fitz-Gerald as being more like the Pyrenees than the Swiss Alps in structure
    581 bytes (5,340 words) - 00:56, 12 February 2012
  • like eagles' nests stuck to the rocks. To make the similarity with the Swiss Alps complete, the green meadows are also not wanting in Scandinavia; and,
    710 bytes (4,547 words) - 00:09, 24 August 2015
  • familiar kind which the European botanist already knows well among the Swiss Alps and the Scotch Highlands. Mount Washington, indeed, though the highest
    733 bytes (4,840 words) - 13:15, 1 November 2012
  • its physical geography Switzerland is divided into three divisions: the Alps, the central region, and the Jura. The Swiss Alps form a part of the great
    55 KB (8,991 words) - 21:23, 5 November 2013
  • The Ballons d'Alsace and Servance, with their wonderful views of the Swiss Alps, are but a few miles away, and Gérardmer, with its mountain-lake, is a
    890 bytes (5,307 words) - 21:59, 29 September 2015
  • uncultivated, who had come from far countries and roamed through the Swiss Alps year after year,—they could not explain why. They had come first, they
    301 bytes (2,604 words) - 17:12, 19 September 2011
  • never in the form of rain. The average fall of snow, in the region of the Swiss Alps, from 8000 to 10,000 feet above the level of the sea, has been estimated
    433 bytes (2,648 words) - 12:59, 3 May 2011

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