Coasting craft would be built and fitted out, also at the mouth of the Columbia, to trade, at favorable seasons, all along the northwest coast, and return, with the proceeds of their voyages, to this place of deposit.
As, in extending the American trade along the coast to the northward, it might be brought into the vicinity of the Russian Fur Company, and produce a hostile rivalry, it was part of the plan of Mr.
Now, it is known that in the shallow sea on the Arctic coast
of America the bottom freezes,  and does not thaw in spring so soon as the surface of the land, moreover at greater depths, where the bottom of the sea does not freeze the mud a few feet beneath the top layer might remain even in summer below 32 degs., as in the case on the land with the soil at the depth of a few feet.
From Smyrna towards the Holy Land the course will lay through the Grecian Archipelago, close by the Isle of Patmos, along the coast
of Asia, ancient Pamphylia, and the Isle of Cyprus.
The Turks of Suaquem have gardens on the firm land, not above a musket shot from the island, which supply them with many excellent herbs and fruits, of which I doubt whether there be not a greater quantity on this little spot than on the whole coast
of Africa besides, from Melinda to Suez.
What an indescribable spectacle, and what variety of sites and landscapes along these sandbanks and volcanic islands which bound the Libyan coast
! But where these shrubs appeared in all their beauty was on the eastern coast
, which the Nautilus soon gained.
As far as this portion of the Devon coast
was concerned, that seemed to have been over for many years, but neither were there any people.
He pointed out to him the bearings of the coast
, explained to him the variations of the compass, and taught him to read in that vast book opened over our heads which they call heaven, and where God writes in azure with letters of diamonds.
She was steaming at such a pace that in a minute she seemed halfway between the steamboat and the Martians-- a diminishing black bulk against the receding horizontal expanse of the Essex coast
The next morning at dawn they espied the coast
, and John Bunsby was able to assert that they were not one hundred miles from Shanghai.
"We shall be late; let 's run," said Polly, as they came into the path after the last coast
My partner endeavoured to encourage me by describing the several ports of that coast
, and told me he would put in on the coast
of Cochin China, or the bay of Tonquin, intending afterwards to go to Macao, where a great many European families resided, and particularly the missionary priests, who usually went thither in order to their going forward to China.