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.
This new cargo was destined for the coast
of the Duchy of Lucca, and consisted almost entirely of Havana cigars, sherry, and Malaga wines.
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.
It was on the coast
of Tehama, for there not only did this display of zoophytes flourish beneath the level of the sea, but they also formed picturesque interlacings which unfolded themselves about sixty feet above the surface, more capricious but less highly coloured than those whose freshness was kept up by the vital power of the waters.
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.
I may add, that the only ancient tertiary formation on the west coast
of South America, which has been bulky enough to resist such degradation as it has as yet suffered, but which will hardly last to a distant geological age, was certainly deposited during a downward oscillation of level, and thus gained considerable thickness.
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.
Nothing but coast
," he said, gruffly, for papa was always lecturing him, and letting the girls do just as they liked.