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" In illustration of the mysterious agencies of nature, which produce the same ends by contrary means, I subjoin two passages from Baron Wrangell's interesting work. " These flat valleys are occasionally filled with water, by the overflowing of the rivers... "
The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal - Página 154
1847
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Narrative of an expedition to the polar sea, in 1820, 1821,1822 & 1823 ...

Ferdinand Petrovich Vrangel' - 1840
...lakes, which are numerous in this district, and form one of the peculiar features of Northern Siberia. These flat valleys are occasionally filled with water,...the course of a single year, sometimes in several. The rich alluvial soil thus exposed, soon becomes covered with a luxuriant growth of the finest grass,...
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Narrative of an Expedition to the Polar Sea in the Years 1820, 1821, 1822 ...

Ferdinand Petrovich baron Wrangel - 1841 - 302 páginas
...lakes, which are numerous in this district, and form one of the peculiar features of Northern Siberia. These flat valleys are occasionally filled with water...the overflowing of the rivers in spring, when they are converted into lakes of various sizes, all abounding in fish. The intense frosts of winter cause...
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Narrative of a Journey Round the World: During the Years 1841 and 1842, Volumen2

Sir George Simpson - 1847 - 500 páginas
...world that possesses seals; and, when agitated, in the way already mentioned, by invisible causes, it throws up to its surface quantities of small fish,...when they form lakes of various sizes, all very full offish. The intense frosts of winter cause large clefts in the ground, by which the water drains off,...
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Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

1850
...Another curious phenomenon peculiar to Northern Siberia, are the dried-up lakes. They are flat valleys, occasionally filled with water by the overflowing...large clefts in the ground, by which the water drains oft', sometimes in a single year, sometimes in several. Sometimes in the depth of winter the water...
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The American Journal of Science and Arts

1848
...never seen at any other time. In illustration of the mysterious agencies of nature, which pro. duce the same ends by contrary means, I subjoin two passages...water, by the overflowing of the rivers in spring, when ihey form lakes of various sizes, all very full of fish. The intense frosts of winter cause large clefts...
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