Image from page 347 of “Outing” (1885) – more Marine Life goodness curated by www.SardineRunPE.co.za
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Year: 1885 (1880s)
Subjects: Leisure Sports Travel
Publisher: [New York : Outing Pub. Co.]
Contributing Library: Tisch Library
Digitizing Sponsor: Boston Library Consortium Member Libraries
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ish-ing the grub basket, to start again for the country for a day or two by somefavorite lake or stream. A run of anhour, more or less, will take us to somefeasible camping-place much to be pre-ferred to the stuffy city, and the fifteenminutes light work required to set upcamp and about twice that time to packup in the morning do not present aformidable obstacle to even a very tiredperson. As an equipment for a partylimited to two it has been proved a defi-nite success. As an answer to the question of costhere are the figures of actual equipment. Folding box .00 Paraffined khaki duck for cover, 26 yds. 8 oz 11.18 Making cover 12.72 Refitting mud guards to accommodate box 4.65 .55 Other details of equipment, cots,stoves, food, etc., may be as cheap or asdear as one desires. An officer in the United States Navy has found a newtarpon field near Vera Cruz. He declares that neitherthe Texas Coast nor the West Coast of Florida can com-pare with it. Read about it in the January OUTING.
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DISCOVERING AN UNDER-GROUND RIVER Bv FRANKLIN S. DEWEY Illustrated with Sketch Maps A Weird Phenomenon That a Wandering Topographer StumbledUpon in Northern Michigan WAS cruising in a little skiff alongthe entire coast of Alpena County,Michigan, preparatory to making acomplete map of that county. Thiscoast line, with all its meanderings,is more than sixty miles in length,and is fringed by great numbers ofcharming little islands and inlets, and inplaces by high cliffs of Hamilton lime-stone, literally full of very perfect fos-sils. Indeed, I do not know of anyother place so rich in ancient marine ani-mal life. The vast exposed ledges andstrata are immense cemeteries in whichthe buried dead have written their ownepitaphs. Upon the islands, well out in thelake, were swarms of mews, or greatslaty-and-white seagulls, with hundredsof nests of large, fine, fresh eggs which,though just a little fishy, were very tol-erable and added much to the pleasuresof this long exploring expedition. There
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