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history of the Niagara river

Grove Karl Gilbert

history of the Niagara river

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Published by Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

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  • Niagara River (N.Y. and Ont.) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby G.K. Gilbert ; from the Smithsonian report for 1890.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[229]-257 p. :
    Number of Pages257
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16661511M

    In fact Niagara Falls is so powerful that it is eroding the ground under it, to the extent that it will cease to exist in ab years. The falls are a byproduct of glaciers receding ab years ago, and they have been amazing people for as long as the area has been inhabited.


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