To promote and protect these enterprises, a company was incorporated by the Russian government with exclusive privileges, and a capital of two hundred and sixty thousand pounds sterling; and the sovereignty of that part of the American continent, along the coast
of which the posts had been established, was claimed by the Russian crown, on the plea that the land had been discovered and occupied by its subjects.
In Europe, the most southern glacier which comes down to the sea is met with, according to Von Buch, on the coast
of Norway, in lat.
Skirting along the north coast
of Sicily, passing through the group of Aeolian Isles, in sight of Stromboli and Vulcania, both active volcanoes, through the Straits of Messina, with "Scylla" on the one hand and "Charybdis" on the other, along the east coast
of Sicily, and in sight of Mount Etna, along the south coast
of Italy, the west and south coast
of Greece, in sight of ancient Crete, up Athens Gulf, and into the Piraeus, Athens will be reached in two and a half or three days.
From my map it appeared that this city lay back from the coast
a short distance, and there was another city given as Devonport, which appeared to lie at the mouth of the river Tamar.
The next morn broke off the coast
of Aleria; all day they coasted
, and in the evening saw fires lighted on land; the position of these was no doubt a signal for landing, for a ship's lantern was hung up at the mast-head instead of the streamer, and they came to within a gunshot of the shore.
The first place to be met with in travelling along the coast
of Africa is Rondelo, situate over against Toro, and celebrated for the same miraculous passage.
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.
The little steamer was already flapping her way eastward of the big crescent of shipping, and the low Essex coast
was growing blue and hazy, when a Martian appeared, small and faint in the remote distance, advancing along the muddy coast
from the direction of Foulness.
He who most closely studies the action of the sea on our shores, will, I believe, be most deeply impressed with the slowness with which rocky coasts
are worn away.
Fogg, and said, "I think, your honour, that we should do well to make for one of the ports on the coast
In all the devious tracings the course of a sailing-ship leaves upon the white paper of a chart she is always aiming for that one little spot - maybe a small island in the ocean, a single headland upon the long coast
of a continent, a lighthouse on a bluff, or simply the peaked form of a mountain like an ant-heap afloat upon the waters.
It 's no harm, and Polly shall coast
if she wants to; may n't she, grandma?" cried Tom, gallantly coming to the rescue, and securing a powerful ally.