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" ... close the mouth of the spring : sometimes it is quite closed, and forms hillocks that look as black as pitch, but the spring, which is resisted in one place, breaks out in another. Some of the springs, which have not been long open, form a mouth of... "
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1890
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The World Displayed; Or, A Curious Collection of Voyages and Travels ...

Voyages and travels - 1760
...as black as pitch; but when a fpring is refilled in one place, It breaks out in another ; fome that have not been long open, form a mouth of eight or ten feet diameter. It is unpleafant to the fmell, and is moftly ufed by the poor among the Pedant and the neighbouring...
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Modern Geography: A Description of the Empires, Kingdoms, States ..., Volume 2

John Pinkerton - Atlases - 1804
...almost to close the mouth of the spring ; sometimes it is quite closed, and forms hillocks that look as black as pitch ; but the spring which is resisted...another. Some of the springs which have not been long opened form a mouth of eight or ten feet diameter. "The people curry the naphtha by troughs into pits...
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Petralogy. A Treatise on Rocks, Volume 2

John Pinkerton - Petrology - 1811
...almost to close the mouth of the spring; sometimes it is quite dosed, and forms hillocks that look as black as pitch ; but the spring which is resisted...another. Some of the springs, which have not been long opened, form a mouth of 8 or 10 feet diameter. " The people carry the naptha, by troughs, into pits...
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Petralogy. A Treatise on Rocks, Volume 2

John Pinkerton - Petrology - 1811
...mouth of the spring; sometimes it is quite closed, and forms hillocks that look as black as patch ; •but the spring which is resisted in one place,...another. Some of the springs, which have not been long opened, form a mouth of '8 or 1O feet diameter. " The people carry the 'naptha, by troughs, into pits...
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The Edinburgh encyclopaedia, conducted by D. Brewster, Volume 3

Edinburgh encyclopaedia - 1830
...almost to close the mouth of the spring ; sometimes it is quite closed, and forms hillocks that look as black as pitch ; but the spring which is resisted...another. Some of the springs which have not been long opened form a mouth of eight or ten feet diameter. The people carry the naphtha by troughs into pits...
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The Region of the Eternal Fire: an Account of a Journey to the Petroleum ...

Charles Marvin - Baku (Azerbaijan) - 1884 - 413 pages
...almost to close the mouth of the spring : sometimes it is quite closed, and forms hillocks that look as black as pitch, but the spring, which is resisted...been long open, form a mouth of eight or ten feet diameter. " The people carry the naphtha by troughs into pits or reservoirs, drawing it off from one...
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A Practical Treatise on Petroleum: Comprising Its Origin, Geology ...

Benjamin Johnson Crew, Charles Albert Ashburner - Natural gas - 1887 - 508 pages
...almost to close the mouth of the spring; sometimes it is quite closed and forms hillocks that look as black as pitch, but the spring which is resisted...springs which have not been long open form a mouth eight feet or ten feet in diameter. The people carry the naphtha by troughs into pits or reservoirs,...
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The Region of the Eternal Fire: An Account of a Journey to the Petroleum ...

Charles Thomas Marvin - Baku - 1891 - 406 pages
...almost to close the mouth of the spring : sometimes it is quite closed, and forms hillocks that look as black as pitch, but the spring, which is resisted...open, form a mouth of eight or ten feet in diameter. " The people carry the naphtha by troughs into pits or reservoirs, drawing it off from one to another,...
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Petroleum: Its History, Origin, Occurrence, Production, Physical and ...

Hans Hoefer, Alexander Veith - Gas industry - 1894 - 715 pages
...almost to close the mouth of the spring; sometimes it is quite closed and forms hillocks that look as black as pitch, but the spring which is resisted...springs which have not been long open form a mouth eight or ten feet in diameter. The people carry the naphtha by troughs into pits or reservoirs, drawing...
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Petroleum: A Treatise on the Geographical Distribution and Geological ...

Sir Boverton Redwood - Natural gas - 1896
...almost close the mouth of the spring; sometimes it is quite . closed, and forms hillocks that look as black as pitch, but the spring which is resisted...springs which have not been long open form a mouth of 8 or 10 feet diameter. The people carry the naphtha by troughs into pits or reservoirs, drawing it...
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