The shrinkage of the rock-filling and the settlement of the workings /, Yan be greatly lessened by the use of hard rock with a minimum of fine stuff; but even so the advantage lies with the American system of timbering.
The city is supplied with water from the Yan Yean works, an artificial lake at the foot of the Plenty Range, nearly 19 m.
PENN YAN, a village and the county-seat of Yates county, New York, U.S.A., situated N.
The village is the seat of the Penn Yan Academy (18J9).
Penn Yan is an important shipping point in the apple and grape-growing region of central New York, and winemaking is an important industry.
The first frame dwelling at Penn Yan was built in 1799; the village became the county-seat in 1823, when Yates county was created, and was incorporated in 1833.
I, p. 476; Travels of Fah-hian and Sung- Yan, Buddhist Pilgrims, &c., by Sam.