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THE

EDINBURGH GAZETTEER,

OR

GEOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY.

VOLUME SIXTH.

THE

EDINBURGH GAZETTEER,

ов

GEOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY:

CONTAINING A DESCRIPTION OF THE

TARIOUS COUNTRIES, KINGDOMS, STATES, CITIES, TOWNS, MOUNTAINS, &c.

OF THE

WORLD;

AN ACCOUNT OF THE

GTEXNMENT, CUSTOMS, AND RELIGION, OF THE INHABITANTS; THE BOUNDARIES AND

NATURAL PRODUCTIONS OF EACH COUNTRY, &c. &c.

FORMING A COMPLETE BODY OF

GEOGRAPHY,
PHYSICAL, POLITICAL, STATISTICAL, AND COMMERCIAL.

IN SIX VOLUMES.

Accompanied by an atlas, constructed by a. Arrowsmith,

VOLUME SIXTH.

EDINBURGH:

PRINTED FOR ARCHIBALD CONSTABLE AND CO. EDINBURGH;

LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME, AND BROWN,

AND HURST, ROBINSON, AND CO, LONDON.

1822.

201.

1918

CALEDONIAN MERCURY PRESS,

EDINBURGH.

THE

EDINBURGH GAZETTEER, ,

OR

GEOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY.

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S TQ Srexa, a parish of England, in Kent, & about eighty feet broad at the base, giawils E. by N. of Dartford. Population dually diminishing in capacity as you des 43.-Another parish in the above county, scend. A person may follow the stream I mile 8. W. of Feversham.-Another with ease, 156 feet from the entrance, perish in the same county, 53 miles S. E. where it becomes so contracted as to check Taterden.

any farther progress. As might be expecte STONE, a parish of England, in Worces- ed, the reverberation of sound, from the tashire, 2 miles S. E. by E. of Kidder- discharge of a musket, is prodigious, und misster. Population 404.

for a moment drowns every faculty in the STOSE ARABIA, a village of the United wild echo of tuinultuous sound. At a short States, in Palatine, New York, on the distance, the southern and principal branch with side of the Mohawk. 58 miles enters its passage amidst a heap of stones W.X. W. of Albany.

and rubbish that almost conceal the enSTONEASTÓN, a township of England, trance; and, though with difficulty, its h Somersetshire, near the coal-pits be- passage has been explored. In some places tvæn Mendip and Midsummer-Norton, it is very much confined, in others it opens 6 miles N. of Shepton Mallet. Popula- into caverns of 30 or 40 feet diameter, and tom 364.

is filled with water to a great depth. At the 819x2 Bas, a small bay on the English distance of 247 feet from the entrance, the crast, between Ramsgate, Kent, and the waters disembogue in one stream, having Dorth Foreland.

united in the subterranean passage; and STOXLBECK, NETHER, a township of here is a precipice of rock, 54 feet high, England, West Riding of Yorkshire, about which terminates the bridge. The arch 14 miles W. by S. of Rippon. Population through which the water discharges, is 451.

about ten feet wide and live high. This STONEBECK, UPPER, a township in the stream enters Scroon river, about three sbore county, 1 mile distant from the fore- fourths of a mile below the outlet of Scroon going. Population 3+1.

lake, and the stone bridge is about 3 miles STOXE-BRIDGE CREEK, a small stream north-west from the mouth of the creek. of the United States, in Washington coun- STONECRAISE, a hamlet of England, in ty, New York, so called from a natural Cumberland, 2 miles S. E. by S. of Wig stone bridge under which it runs. The ton. Population 476. stream has its rise in Essex county. It STONE CREEK, a river of the United enters the township of Chester a little States, in Mississippi, which runs into the rbore the bridge, and immediately falls Mississippi, Long. 91. 13. W. Lat. 32. ter a roeky precipice, into a large natural 8. N. basin; whence turning easterly, it enters its STONECROUCH, a hamlet of England, in eabterranean passage in two branches. The the parish of Goudhurst, Kent. torthern branch enters its passage under an STONEdelph, a township of England, in arch of massy granite forty feet high, and the parish of Tamworth, Warwickshire.

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