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Charmingly situated among vine-clad and wooded hills, Stuttgart stands at a height of nearly 900 ft.
In this part of the peninsula they ascend the hills to a considerable height, as they do in the Newara Eliya district of Ceylon, where they have been encountered at an elevation of over 7000 ft.
9 in., 8 ft.
These are, however, by no means the heaviest - one, whose length is 7 ft.
38 in., weighing 102 lb; while a second, of which the length is 7 ft.
Payne in Madras, one tusk measures 6 ft.
In size the male African elephant often surpasses the Asiatic species, reaching nearly 12 ft.
A tusk in the British Museum measures io ft.
in diameter and 90 ft.
in diameter and 200 ft.
The Bafing rises in the Futa Jallon highlands about 2400 ft.
wide, and is here separated from the sources of the Faleme by a line of hills 2600 ft.
The Bafing follows a northward course for about 350 m., during which it descends by a series of rapids till it reaches a level of 360 ft.
wide, the Bafing at this point having a width of 360 ft.
At this point the right branch of the river is only 500 ft.
Owing to these natural "locks," the Senegal never discharges less than 1700 or 1800 cubic ft.
Boats drawing from 1 ft.
to 2 ft.
can ascend to Kayes from the beginning of June to the middle of November; steamers drawing 4 ft.
From Mafu to the sea, a distance of 215 m., the Senegal is navigable all the year round by vessels drawing not more than to ft.
A pier extends for 1700 ft.
The city stands at the head of a small valley, 11,380 ft.
The city is built on rolling ground about 900 ft.
It is a lonely lake, situated in extremely wild surroundings at a height of 1153 ft.
The mean depth is 189 ft., and the maximum 512 ft.
The gigantic Victoria regia, with leaves 6 to 7 ft.
direct, 1949 ft.
from Jerusalem, on the eastern slope of the Mount of Olives, 2208 ft.
The crossing is surmounted by a dome, and the extremity of the north transept by a fine square tower over 160 ft.
Paris mushrooms are cultivated in enormous quantities in dark underground cellars at a depth of from 60 to 160 ft.
The beds are formed of horse-droppings which have been slightly fermented and frequently turned, and may be made 2 or 3 ft.
with an average breadth of 19 m., and an average height of 1150 ft.
The town is charmingly situated on a small plateau, 1680 ft.
of Siena, at an elevation of 1089 ft.
It is beautifully situated in the centre of a valley basin on a plateau 3500 ft.
Along the Ohio river, these hills rise to an elevation of 800 to 1,000 ft.
above sea-level, while toward the south-east the elevation increases until 3500 and 4000 ft.
The mountain ridges vary in height up to 4000 ft.
Inasmuch as the state has a range of over 4000 ft.
for a free grammar school at his name-place, Wainfleet, sufficient to produce for the chantry-priest-schoolmaster Lro a year, the same salary as the headmaster of Magdalen School, and built the school which still exists almost untouched, a fine brick building with two towers, 76 ft.
long by 26 ft.
In Inishmore there stand, on a cliff 220 ft.
of Dufftown is the ruined castle of Auchindown, finely situated on a limestone crag, 200 ft.
This elevated region is known as the plateau of Matto Grosso, and its elevations so far as known rarely exceed 3000 ft.
The lowland elevations in this part of the state range from 300 to 400 ft.
1 and 2 Docks, with a total length of about 525 ft.
and with 25 ft.
3, or the Somerset Dock, 427 ft.
long on floor, and with 34 ft.
4, or the Hamilton Dock, was completed in 1891, having a length on floor of 520 ft., a width of entrance of 94 ft.
and with 35 ft.
Among later additions were gunmounting stores, boiler shop, boat sheds, canteen, coal stores, &c., together with a double dock 750 ft.
long over all, and a single dock 550 ft.
The town, 690 ft.
It rises on the north side of the Winterberg in the Sauerland, at a height of about 2000 ft.
LOCH AWE, the longest freshwater lake in Scotland, situated in mid-Argyllshire, 116 ft.
Nicolo is the so-called Oratory of Phalaris, a shrine of the 2nd century B.C., 274 ft.
long (including the porch) by 233 ft.
For the measurement of wider stars he invented his lamp-micrometer, in which the components of a double star observed with the right eye were made to coincide with two lucid points placed io ft.
The distance of the lucid points was the tangent of the magnified angles subtended by the stars to a radius of io ft.
the micrometer by Trough ton, fitted to their 5 ft.
ALIWAL NORTH, a town of South Africa, on the south bank of the Orange River, 4300 ft.
The river, here the boundary between the Cape province and Orange Free State, is crossed by a stone bridge 860 ft.
Gavino, is only about loo ft.
in length, the highest point of which, the Punta della Scomunica, is 1339 ft.
In the province of Cagliari 2 9.99% of the recruits born in 1862 were under 5 ft.
They wear a black cap, about 12 ft.
The nuraghe in its simplest form is a circular tower about 30 ft.
in diameter at the base and decreasing in diameter as it ascends; it is built of rough blocks of stone, as a rule about 2 ft.
The entrance almost invariably faces south, and measures, as a rule, 5 or 6 ft.
The architrave is flat, and there is a space over it, serving both to admit light and to relieve the pressure on it from above, and the size decreases slightly from the bottom to the top. Within the doorway is, as a rule, a niche on the right, and a staircase ascending in the thickness of the wall to the left; in front is another similar doorway leading to the chamber in the interior, which is circular, and about 15 ft.
A final argument is the existence in some cases of a village of circular stone buildings of similar construction to the nuraghi, but only 15 to 25 ft.
In the district of Gennargentu they occur, rarely, as much as 3600 ft.
Close to these tombs smaller round enclosures, about 4 ft.
The dockyard, chiefly used for naval repairs, covers about 60 acres, and consists of three basins and large docks, the depth of water in the basins ranging down to 26 ft.
The town has wide streets and contains several old churches, one of which, a Roman Catholic church, built in the 14th century, has a tower 33 o ft.
Asheville is situated at the junction of three branches of the Southern railway, on a high terrace on the east bank of the French Broad river, at the mouth of the Swannanoa, about 2300 ft.
The old castle of Schwanenburg (formerly the residence of the dukes of Cleves), has a massive tower (Schwanenturm) 180 ft.
The banks of the Beas are high, and on this side of the district well-water is not found except at 50 ft.
below the surface; while towards the Ravi wells are less than 20 ft.
A mile and a half northeast are the Falls of Bracklinn (Gaelic, "white-foaming pool"), formed by the Keltie, which takes a leap of 50 ft.
There is an iron pier 450 ft.
long, but vessels anchor in the bay in from 16 to 70 ft.
The An pass, an important trade route, rises to a height of 4664 ft.
and 96° 15' and 96° 45' E., with peaks rising to between 4500 and 5000 ft.
of Milan, 253 ft.
The fine campanile of the church is 246 ft.
It forms an evergreen bush, about 4 ft.
It is an irregular enclosure over Soo ft.
This wall is in places over 30 ft.
high and 14 ft.
It is a hill rising 200 to 300 ft.
above its mouth, 52 ft.
Behind a terrace 860 ft.
MEMEL, or Niemen, a river of Russia and Prussia, rising in the middle of the Russian government of Minsk at an altitude of 580 ft.
There are capacious docks on the river, which is crossed by a wrought-iron bridge, 1000 ft.
It seems possible that the road at first led to Tusculum, that it was then prolonged to Labici, and later still became a road for through traffic; it may even have superseded the Via Latina as a route to the S.E., for, while the distance from Rome to their main junction at Ad Bivium (or to another junction at Compitum Anagninum) is practically identical, the summit level of the former is 725 ft.
The tree grows to the height of 150 ft.
It is a majestic tree, sometimes attaining a height of more than 220 ft.
Araucaria Rulei, which is a tree of New Caledonia, attains a height of 50 or 60 ft.
Araucaria Cookii, also a native of New Caledonia, attains a height of 150 ft.
To the south-west is the Forum, an area 265 ft.
To the south-west of the Forum are the remains of three small temples, one dedicated to Venus, and a well-preserved Mithraeum, with mosaics representing the seven planets, &c. To the south-west again is the conspicuous brick cella of a lofty temple, on arched substructures, generally supposed to be that of Vulcan, with a threshold block of africano (Euboean) marble over 15 ft.
long: from it a street over 20 ft.
It measures 1608 ft.
in length by 384 ft.
The porches of this are handsomely ornamented, and about Ioo ft.
from Trebizond, at the side of a rocky glen, at a height of 4000 ft.
A green is divided into spaces usually from 18 to 21 ft.
I), the object is to draw as near as possible to the jack, the player's bowl passing outside of two other bowls placed 5 ft.
apart in a horizontal line 15 ft.
Three points are scored if the bowl come to rest within I ft.
of the jack, two points if within 2 ft., and one point if within 3 ft.
2), two jacks are laid at the far end of the green 12 ft.
3), two bowls are laid on the turf 3 ft.
A semicircle is then drawn behind the bowls with a radius of 9 ft.
4), two bowls are laid down 2 ft.
Were it not for these dams steamers might reach Mosul itself, at an elevation of 353 ft.
At the other end of the decumanus maximus or main street (3000 Roman ft.
Its general slope is from north-east, where the culminating point (930 ft.) is found, to south-west, though altitudes exceeding 750 ft.
Its central tower carries a remarkable twisted spire of wood covered with lead, 230 ft.
are Cartland Craigs, where Mouse Water runs through a precipitous red sandstone ravine, the sides of which are about 400 ft.
It rises gradually towards the centre, where it culminates in Mount Elias, 1864 ft.
Height 7900 ft.
of Montgomery, at an altitude of 600 ft.
long and about 225 ft.
A.) Fleche (French for "arrow"), the term generally used in French architecture for a spire, but more especially employed to designate the timber spire covered with lead, which was erected over the intersection of the roofs over nave and transepts; sometimes these were small and unimportant, but in cathedrals they were occasionally of large dimensions, as in the fleche of Notre-Dame, Paris, where it is nearly ioo ft.
There is a lighthouse, 85 ft.
The plant is about 1 ft.
A portion of Basil's new city was surrounded with strong walls and turned into a fortress by Justinian; and within the walls, rebuilt in the 13th and 16th centuries, lies the greater part of Kaisarieh, altitude 3500 ft.
Opposite the cathedral is a very fine round tower 100 ft.
above their base, the highest peak, Harney, having an altitude above the sea of 7216 ft.
They are drained and in large part enclosed by the North (or Belle Fourche) and South forks of the Cheyenne river (at whose junction a fur-trading post was established about 1830); and are surrounded by semi-arid, alkaline plains lying 3000 to 3500 ft.
The highest level of the site of the city of Winnipeg is said to have been under 5 ft.
of water for several weeks in May and June in 1826, and 22 ft.
in 100 ft.
With cast iron pipe this cannot be done, and no length of piping over 40 ft.
and reaching back a mile or so from the river to highlands which rise to a height of 400 ft., with Mt Ida (240 ft.
In Washington Square there is a Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, 93 ft.
There are two piers enclosing a harbour with a total area of 48 acres, having a depth of about 16 ft.
Parma, one of the finest cities of northern Italy, lies in a fertile tract of the Lombard plain, within view of the Alps and sheltered by the Apennines, 170 ft.
The lake is situated about 850 ft.
North of them is the great saline depression, known as the " salinas grandes," 643 ft.
The general elevation of the Chaco varies from 600 to 800 ft.
The Misiones territory of the extreme north-east belongs to the older highlands of Brazil, is densely wooded, and has ranges of hills sometimes rising to a height of moo to 1300 ft.
westward, 132 ft.; of Junin (160 m.), 267 ft.; and of Paunero (400 m.) it is 1250 ft., showing an average rise of about 3 ft.
The gauge is broken at Mendoza, the Buenos Aires and Pacific having a gauge of 5 ft.
several peaks over 10,000 ft.
within French territory; the highest elevation therein, the Vignemale, in the centre of the range, reaches 10,820 ft.
On the south-eastern frontier the French Alps, which include Mont Blanc (15,800 ft.), and, more to the south, other summits over 11,000 ft.
In the southern and most elevated portion of the range there are several summits exceeding 5500 ft.
Their culminating points in French territory, the Ballon dAlsace and the Hdhneck in the southern portion of the chain, reach 4100 ft.
and 4480 ft.
Averaging 524 ft.
Those of the first class, which comprise rather less than half the entire system, have a minimum depth of 64 ft., with locks 126 ft.
long and 17 ft.
m., and its extreme elevation Boo ft.
of the city of Mexico, near the southern margin of the great Mexican plateau, 6398 ft.
They are coral islands of comparatively recent elevation, and in no place rise more than 250 ft.
direction for a length of 2000 Oscan ft.
Farland Head, with cliffs 300 ft.
by N.; and the inland country is hilly, one point, Kaim Hill, being 1270 ft.
The narrow Svendborg Sund separates Fiinen from the lesser islands of Taasinge and Turb, of which the former rises to 245 ft.
The general shape of the animal is ungainly, owing to a huge hump on the withers, at which point the height is about 3 ft.
The tendency of the currents in the Channel opposite Brighton is to drive the shingle eastward, and encroachments of the sea were frequent and serious until the erection of a massive sea-wall, begun about 1830, 60 ft.
high, 23 ft.
thick at the base, and 3 ft.
The city is built at the narrow end of the valley and at the foot of the Cerro de Avila, and stands from 2887 to 3442 ft.
above sea level, the elevation of the Plaza de Bolivar, its topographical centre, being 3025 ft.
Two miles north-east is the famous Silla de Caracas, whose twin summits, like a gigantic old-fashioned saddle (silla), rise to an elevation of 8622 ft.; and the Naiguete, still farther eastward, overlooks the valley from a height of 9186 ft.
and 35 ° 15' E., in the hill country of southern Palestine, close to the watershed, at an average altitude of 2500 ft.
above the Mediterranean, and 3800 ft.
On the east the valley of the Kidron separates this plateau from the ridge of the Mount of Olives, which is 100 to 200 ft.
Both valleys fall rapidly as they approach the point of junction, which lies at a depth of more than 600 ft.
ABBOTTABAD, a town of British India, 4120 ft.
from the Persian frontier, at an elevation of 2895 ft.
DORDOGNE, a river of central and south-western France, rising at a height of 5640 ft.
Protogenes embellished the city with his paintings, and Chares of Lindus with the celebrated colossal statue of the sun-god, which was 105 ft.
The basal plain of these terraces is the bed of the ocean, which on the Pacific side has an average depth of 15,000 ft.
The first ledge rising from the ocean floor has depth averaging 8000 ft.
Round the Australian Bight it continues parallel to the coast, until south of Spencer Gulf (the basal ledge still averaging 8000 ft.
Then there is a gentle rise to the low steppes, 500 to woo ft.
wide and 400 ft.
In New South Wales, but close to the Victorian border, are found the loftiest peaks of Australia, Mount Kosciusco and Mount Townsend, rising to heights of 7328 and 7260 ft.
The mass widens out once more in the Liverpool Range, where the highest peak, Mount Oxley, reaches 4500 ft., and farther north, in the New England Range, Ben Lomond reaches an elevation of 5000 ft.
Near the Queensland border, Mount Lindsay, in the Macpherson Range, rises to a height of 5500 ft.
An eastern system in South Australia touches at a few points a height of 3000 ft.; and the Stirling Range, belonging to the south-western system of South Australia, reaches to 2340 ft.
from the Dividing Range, where the river ceases to act as a denuding agent, and the area of deposition begins, at a level of 250 ft.
The higher steppes, as far as they are known, consist of Ordovician and Cambrian rocks, with an average elevation of 1500 to 3000 ft.
The Blackhall bore, put down at his advice from 1885 to 1888, reached a water-bearing layer at the depth of 1645 ft.
The deepest well is that at Whitewood, 5046 ft.
west from Melbourne at a height of 1400 ft.
There are some twenty smaller species in Australia and Tasmania, besides the rock wallabies and the hare kangaroos; these last are wonderfully swift, making clear jumps 8 or io ft.
The " leathery turtle," which is herbivorous, and yields abundance of oil, has been caught at sea off the Illawarra coast so large as 9 ft.
The great crocodile of Queensland has been known to attain a length of 30 ft.; there is a smaller one about 6 ft.
The mallee is a species of eucalyptus growing 12 to 14 ft.
It is seen as a clump of wire-like leaves, a few feet in diameter, surrounding a stem, hardly thicker than a walking-stick, rising to a height of Jo or 12 ft.
There are eight mines in the Bendigo district over 3000 ft.
deep, and fourteen over 2500 ft.
deep. In the Victoria mine a depth of 3750 ft.
has been reached, and in Lazarus mine 3424 ft.
In the Ballarat district a depth of 2520 ft.
In Queensland there is one mine 3156 ft.
deep, and several others exceed 2000 ft.
It varies in width from 10 ft.
One of the richest has been found at Greta in the Hunter river district; it contains an average thickness of 41 ft.
The railways are of different gauges, the standard narrow gauge of 4 ft.
prevailing only in New South Wales; in Victoria the gauge is 5 ft.
3 in., in South Australia 5 ft.
and 3 ft.
6 in., and in the other states 3 ft.
He described it as barren and sterile, and almost devoid of animals, the only one of any importance somewhat resembling a raccoon - a strange creature, which advanced by great bounds or leaps instead of walking, using only its hind legs, and covering 12 or 15 ft.
The Blue Mountains attain a height of between 3000 and 4000 ft.
only, but they are intersected with precipitous ravines 1500 ft.
wide, and 1 roo ft.
The surface on the whole is hilly and is partly occupied by offshoots of the Thuringian Forest; the highest summits are found in the eastern half, where the Kieferle reaches 2849 ft.
and the Blessberg 2835 ft.
It is built on a series of terraces, mostly on the west bank of the river, which is spanned here by a bridge 1100 ft.
By means of a dam across the river, 17 ft.
high and nearly 600 ft.
The highest known peak in the main range is that of Gunong Korbu, 7217 ft.
The highest mountain is believed to be Gunong Tahan, which forms part of an isolated range on the eastern side, between Pahang and Kelantan, and is estimated at about 8000 ft.
33 state above the sea is about I 00 ft.
Extremes range from 106 ft.
shore of Lake Champlain (96 ft.) to 4364 ft.
The crest line is generally more than 2000 ft.
high, considerable areas are above 2500 ft., and the following summits exceed 4000 ft.: Mount Mansfield, 4364 ft.; Killington Peak, 4241 ft.; Camel's Hump, 4088 ft.; Mount Lincoln, 4078 ft.; and Jay Peak, 4018 ft.
The Taconic Mountains rise in very irregular masses to1500-2000ft., and reach their maximum elevation in Mount Equinox at 3816 ft.
Mount Ascutney, one of the Granitic Mountains, rises abruptly from the floor of the Connecticut Valley to a height of 33 20 ft.
to Vergennes, with a depth to this point of 8 ft.
The Lake of Bolsena (anc. Lacus Volsiniensis), 'coo ft.
in area, and 480 ft.
Among these are to be found a singularly large number of both active and inactive volcanoes, including the well-known Salak and Gede in the north, and bunched together at the eastern end the Chikorai, Papandayan, Wayang, Malabar, Guntur, &c., ranging from 6000 to 10,000 ft.
The city consists of two parts; the modern French town, built on the level ground by the seashore, and the ancient city of the deys, which climbs the steep hill behind the modern town and is crowned by the kasbah or citadel, 400 ft.
Two inclined roads lead from the centre of the boulevard to the quay 40 ft.
The minaret is 90 ft.
The depth at the entrance is 72 to 108 ft., and in port from 36 to 66 ft.
This Barbour is formed by the projection of a mole, 2500 ft.
It provides extensive quayage with a minimum depth of water of 28 ft.
The forts and part of the ramparts were demolished at the beginning of the 10th century, when a line of forts occupying the heights of Bu Zarea (at an elevation of 1300 ft.
The scenery about the two Loughs Macnean is carved out in similarly scarped hills, rising to 2188 ft.
Lyons), who died after 22 B.C. It is a circular structure of blocks of travertine 160 ft.
high and 180 ft.
Atratinus, about Too ft.
of Naples, situated on a hill 400 ft.
There are also considerable remains of the ancient theatre, a large cryptoporticus 197 ft.
long known as the ruins of Santi Quaranta, and probably an emporium (according to Meomartini, the portion preserved is only a fraction of the whole, which once measured 1791 ft.
of Formia by the branch railway to Sparanise, 666 ft.
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