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By Joseph Schwarz

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Buy of this publication comprises unfastened trial entry to the place you could learn greater than one million books at no cost. Excerpt from booklet: part 3CHAPTER II. rationalization OF THE SEAS, RIVERS, MOUNTAINS, AND VALLEYS OF PALESTINE. Palestine has 3 lakes* or seas :—1, the useless Sea, or Lake Asphaltites; 2, the ocean of Genezereth, or Lake of Tiberias; and three, the ocean of Merom, or Lake Semechonitis. Dud o' Or nSon D' (Gen. xiv. 8.) The Salt or lifeless Sea (Lake Asphaltites) is named within the Arabic language Bachr Lot (Lot's Sea), and is 70 Englishmiles in size, and from 15 to twenty in breadth.* in the direction of the south, despite the fact that, it's slim and shoal, and approximately four miles vast, and from three to four toes intensive. This sea is enclosed at the east and west through excessive mountains and rocks; yet in the direction of the southeast there's an in depth, reasonable and fruitful simple, a number of miles in measurement. it's real that the water of this sea is obvious and natural; nonetheless it is extra impregnated with salty topic than all different sea-waters, and is withal very sour, a little bit sulphurousin scent, and so acrid that not anyone can hold it in his mouth. while I made the try to take a bit of it in my mouth, the pointy, sour, and sulphurous flavor remained perceptible greater than part an hour. Salt thrown during this water is still undissolved. a hundred components of this water include forty two components of salts, 24 elements sour, salty, and bitter calcareous earth, and seven elements salty natron. the burden of this water, in comparison to natural distilled water, is as 1211 to one thousand. To institute numerous comparative experiments, I hired water from the useless Sea, a few taken from the Mediterranean at Jaffa, and the standard cistern (rain) water; and, on weighing them, i discovered that the 1st in comparison to the second one as nine to eight, and to the latter as nine to 7. i've got, even though, to comment the following, that I made those experiments within the month of April, at which period the useless Sea had, as a result of endured rains, taken up many streams, via which...

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To this day, the disappearance of the squadron and the rescue plane remains a mystery as deep as the waters of the region. soon celery, potatoes, tomatoes, and especially onions were being shipped to the New York market. ). The distance from the island to the East Coast was too great for quick crossings in small booze-laden boats, which worked well from The Bahamas and Cuba. Nevertheless, Bermuda accounted for a good part of the alcoholic beverages transported illegally to the United States before the repeal of Prohibition in 1933.

It’s a good read even though it doesn’t “solve” the mystery. A massmarket paperback, Atlantis: Bermuda Triangle (Berkley Pub. Group), by Greg Donegan, also digs into the puzzle; as does another paperback, The Mystery of the Bermuda Triangle (Heineman Library), by Chris Oxlade. Flora & Fauna If you’re a devotee of Mother Nature, seek out Bermuda Houses and Gardens by Ann B. Brown and Jean Outerbridge (Garden Club of Bermuda); Bermuda: Her Plants and Gardens 1609–1850 by Jill Collett (Macmillan Caribbean); and A Guide to the Reef, Shore, and Game Fish of Bermuda (self-published) by Louis S.

Bermuda in Popular Culture THE BALLADEER TRADITION 2 BERMUDA IN DEPTH military installations on the island, they carried with them their own gombey traditions, which eventually combined with those that had already taken root in Bermuda. What’s unique about the Bermudian version of gombey, however, is its use of the British snare drum, played with wooden sticks, as an accompaniment to the dancing. A handful of gombey recordings are available, enabling you to hear the sounds of this African-based music, with its rhythmic chanting and rapid drumbeat.

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