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THE

EDINBURGH GAZETTEER,

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GEOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY:

CONTAINING A DESCRIPTION OF THE

VARIOUS COUNTLIES, KINGDOMS, STATES, CITIES, TOWNS, MOUNTAINS, &c.

OF THE

WORLD;

AN ACCOUNT OF TIE

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

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

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EDINBURGH;
POINTED FOR ARCHIBALD CONSTABLE AND CO, EDINBURGIT;

LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME, AND BROWN,

AND HURST, ROBINSON, AND CO. LONDON.

1822.

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THE

EDINBURGH GAZETTEER,

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GEOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY.

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STO Srone, a parish of England, in Kent, 2 about eighty feet broad at the base, gramiles E. by N. of Dartford. Population dually diminishing in capacity as you des 438.-Another parish in the above county, scend. A person may follow the stream i mile S. W. of Feversham.-Another with ease, 156 feet from the entrance, parish in the same county, 5} miles S. E. where it becomes so contracted as to check of Tenterden.

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

for a moment drowns every faculty in the STONE 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 north side of the Mohawk. 52 miles enters its passage amidst a heap of stones W.N. W. of Albany.

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

is filled with water to a great depth. At the Stone Bay, a small bay on the English distance of 247 feet from the entrance, the coast, between Ramsgate, Kent, and the waters disembogue in one stream, having north Foreland.

united in the subterranean passage; and StonEBECK, 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.

abouti ten fees wide and live high. This STONEBECK, UPPER, a township in the streamo enters Scroon river, about threea above county, 1 mile distant from the fore« fourths of a mile-below.the outlet of Scroon going. Population 341.

lake, and the stone bridge is about 3 miles STONE-BRIDGE CREEK, a small stream north-west from the mouch 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 9. E., by s. of Wigstone bridge under which it runs. The ton. Population 475. 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, whiclt runs into the above the bridge, and immediately falls Mississippi, Long. 91. 13. W. Lat. 32. over a rocky precipice, into a large natural 8. N. basin ; whence turning easterly, it enters its Stonecroucy, a hamlet of England, in subterranean passage in two branches. The the parish of Goudhurst, Kent. northern branch enters its passage under an STON EDELPH, a township of England, in arch of massy granite fortý feet high, and the parish of Tamworth, Warwickshire.

FOL. VI. PART. I.

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