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" Its breadth in the middle, is about 60 feet, but more at the ends, and the thickness of the mass at the summit of the arch, about 40 feet. A part of this thickness is constituted by a coat of earth, which gives growth to many large trees. The residue,... "
A History and New Gazetteer: Or Geographical Dictionary, of North America ... - Seite 95
von Bishop Davenport - 1843 - 592 Seiten
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature, Band 63

1787
...rock of lime-Hone. The arch approaches the femi-elliptical form ; but the larger axis of the elipfes, which would be the cord of the arch, is many times longer than the tranfverfe. Though the fides of the bridge are provided in fome parts with a parapet of fixed rocks,...
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The Edinburgh magazine, or Literary miscellany

1787
...of limeftorie. The arch approaches the fëmi-elliptical form ; but the larger axis of the elipfis, which would be the cord of the arch, is • many times longer 'than the tranlverfe. Though the fides of the -bridge are provided in fome parts with a parapet of fixed rocks,...
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The American Geography: Or, a View of the Present Situation of the United ...

Jedidiah Morse - 1792 - 536 Seiten
...of lime-flone. The arch approaches the femi-ellipticnl form ; but the larger axis of the tllipfis, which would be the cord of the arch, is many times longer than the tranfverfe. -Though the fides of this bridge arc provided in fome parts with a parapet of fixed rocks,...
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An historical, geographical, commercial, and philosophical view of ..., Band 3

William Winterbotham - 1795
...rock of lime-ftone. The arch approaches the femielliptical form ; but the larger axis of the ellipfis, which would be the cord of the arch, is many times longer than the tranfverfe. Though the fides of this bridge are provided in fome parts with a parapet of fixed rocks,...
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Miscellanea Perthensis

Miscellanea Perthensis - 1801 - 1801 Seiten
...of limeftont". The arch approaches the femi-elliptical form ; but the larger axis of the ellipfis, which would be the cord of the arch, is many times longer than the tranfverfe. Though the fides of this bridge are provided in fome parts with a parnpet of fixed rocks,...
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Notes on the State of Virginia: With an Appendix Relative to the Murder of ...

Thomas Jefferson - 1803 - 363 Seiten
...the mass, at the summit of the arch, about 40 feet. A- part of this .thickness is constituted by a coat of earth, which gives growth to many, large tree.s-...solid rock of limestone. ...The arch approaches the serai-elliptical form ; ,but the larger axis of 'the ellipsis, which would be the chord of the arch,...
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The Wonders of Nature and Art: Or, A Concise Account of Whatever is ..., Band 9

Thomas Smith - 1804
...part of this thickness is constituted by a coat of earth, which gives growth to many large tree? ; and the residue, with the hill on both sides, is one solid rock of lime-stone. Thearch approaches the semi elliptical form, but the larger axis of the ellipses, which vould be the...
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The new encyclopædia; or, Universal dictionary ofarts and sciences

Encyclopaedia Perthensis - 1807
...with the hill on both fides, is one fclid rock of lirae-ftone. The arch approaches tie ftmi-elliptical form; but the larger axis of the ellipsis, which would be the cord of the arch, is much louger than the tranfverfe. Though the to of this bridge are provided in fome parts with a parapet...
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The flowers of literature: Being an exhibition of the most interesting ...

Thomas Branagan - 1810 - 324 Seiten
...the arch, above forty feet. A part of this thickness is constituted by a coat of earth, which give's growth to many large trees : the residue, with the...hill on both sides, is one solid rock of limestone. This bridge is in Virginia, in the county of Rockbridge, to which it has given name. The stream passing...
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Gallery of Nature and Art, Or a Tour Through Creation and Science ..., Band 2

E. Polehamton - 1815
...thickness of the mass at the summit of the arch about 40 feet. A part of this thickness is constituted by a coat of earth, which gives growth to many large trees. The residue, with the hill on both sid«s, is solid rock of lime-stone. The arch approaches the semi-elliptical form, but the larger axis...
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