Nothing can surpass the graceful groups of palms, reflected on the mirror-like surface of the water.
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This Sketch gives a portion of the Israelite march to Sinai. The foot of the Pass before us, called by the Arabs Nukb Hâwy (Windy Pass).
Those Chapels are placed on what is traditionally regarded as the summit of Sinai.
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The Nile is the only river of Egypt, and is called by way of pre-eminence the River.
The island of Cyprus was known to the Hebrews under the name of Chetim (or Kittim), from Kittim the son of Javan, the son of Japhet, the son of Noah.
One cascade of many others in the rainforest near Lemastota, located at an altitude of about 3000 feet above sea level.
The “Rock of Moses” is, from its size, a remarkable object: it rests isolated where it has fallen from the eastern Mountain above
This scene represents the arrival of the caravan of the Artist and his companions, in the country, and at the tents of the Aulad-Sa’id.
SCENE IN SITSIKAMMA. Drawn & Engravd by Samuel Daniell. The Tsitsikamma National Park is a South African national park located in the Western Cape Province.
This view, taken on the shore opposite Galle, shows a very characteristic feature of the coast vegetation.