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" must be struck with astonishment when he first beholds one of these vast rings of coral rock, often many leagues in diameter, here and there surmounted by a low verdant island with dazzling white shores, bathed on the outside by the foaming breakers... "
The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal - Sivu 34
1843
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Natural phenomena

Natural phenomena - 1846
...is the name given to these circular groups of Coral islets by the inhabitants of the Indian Ocean. " Every one," says Mr. Darwin, " must be struck with...ocean, and on the inside surrounding a calm expanse of water, which, from reflection, is of a bright but pale green colour. The naturalist will feel this...

The Home friend, a weekly miscellany of amusement and instruction

Society for promoting Christian knowledge - 1853
...Darwin, "must be struck with astonishment when he first beholds one of these vast rings of coral-rock, often many leagues in diameter, here and there surmounted...of the ocean, and on the inside surrounding a calm expanse,of water, which, from reflection, is of a bright but pale green colour. The naturalist will...

Ten thousand wonderful things, Nide 1

Edmund Fillingham King - 1859
...uninterrupted forest of tall trees. "Everyone," says Mr. Darwin, "must be struck with astonishment when he nrst beholds one of these vast rings of coral rock, often...here and there surmounted by a low verdant island TEN THOUSAND WONDERFUL THINGS ; with dazzling white shores, bathed on the outside by the foaming breakers...

The illustrated boy's own treasury

Illustrated boy's own treasury - 1860
...bank ; the form of an island is gradually assumed ; and last of all, comes man to take possession. " Every one," says Mr. Darwin, " must be struck with...ocean, and on the inside surrounding a calm expanse of water, which, from reflection, is of a bright but pale green colour. The naturalist will feel this...

A History of the Earth and Animated Nature: With Notes from the ..., Nide 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1862
...reefs." The atolls or lagoon islands have attracted the most attention. Mr. Darwin remarks that "everyone must be struck with astonishment when he first beholds...ocean, and on the inside surrounding a calm expanse of water, which, from reflection, is of a bright but pale green colour." The circular wall of the atoll...

Illustrated sketches of natural history

Illustrated sketches - 1864
...Beechey, in 1825, attempted to land, the boat was broken to pieces, and a lad of the party was drowned. " Every one," says Mr. Darwin, "must be struck with...ocean, and on the inside surrounding a calm expanse of water, which, from reflection, is of a bright but pale green colour. The naturalist will feel this...

The British Quarterly Review, Nide 5

Henry Allon - 1847
...not surprising, for every one must be struck with astonishment, ' when he first beholds one of those vast rings of coral rock, often ' many leagues in...island, with dazzling white shores, bathed on the out' side by the foaming breakers of the ocean, and on the inside ' surrounding a calm expanse of water,...

Life of Charles Darwin

George Thomas Bettany - 1887 - 175 sivua
...than the originality of his views on coral reefs. The lagoon islands, or atolls, he describes as " vast rings of coral rock, often many leagues in diameter,...and, on the inside, surrounding a calm expanse of water which, from reflection, is of a bright, but pale, green colour." Keeling atoll, outside which,...

On the Structure and Distribution of Coral Reefs: Also Geological ...

Charles Darwin - 1890 - 549 sivua
...one must be struck with astonishment, when he first beholds one of these vast rings of coral-rock, often many leagues in diameter, here and there surmounted...ocean, and on the inside surrounding a calm expanse of water, which from reflection, is of a bright but pale green colour. The naturalist will feel this astonishment...

The Beauties of Nature and the Wonders of the World We Live in

Sir John Lubbock - 1892 - 429 sivua
...everyone must be struck with astonishment, when he first beholds one of these vast rings of coral-rock, often many leagues in diameter, here and there surmounted...ocean, and on the inside surrounding a calm, expanse of water, which, from reflection is generally of a bright but pale green colour. The naturalist will feel...




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