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" ... this Gulf is a real port, which, for excellence and extent, vies with the handsomest in the world. It has a muddy bottom, except near the coast of Tierra Firme, where there are shoals and banks of sand. The Gulf receives, on the SS W. a considerable... "
Travels in South America, during ... 1801, 1802, 1803, and 1804. Transl - Page 101
by François Raymond J. de Pons - 1807
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A Voyage to the Eastern Part of Terra Firma: Or the Spanish Main ..., Volume 1

François Joseph Pons - 1806 - 2 pages
...the sea. It "receives, on the SSW a considerable volume of water by different months of the Oronoko, which enters it with a velocity that very much incommodes...ravages will not cease, till they have opened the months of the Dragon and thrown themselves into the ocean. Indeed, the currents are always carried...
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Colombia: Being a Geographical, Statistical, Agricultural ..., Volume 2

Alexander Walker (Writer on Colombia) - 1822
...The Gulf receives, on the SS W. a considerable volume of water by different mouths of the Orinoco, which enters it with a velocity that very much incommodes...reason to believe, that a part of those waters of the Orinoco have, in the progress of ages, detached from Tierra Firme what is at present called Trinidad,...
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Colombia: Being a Geographical, Statistical, Agricultural ..., Volume 2

Alexander Walker, Colombia. [Appendix.]. - 1822
...The Gulf receives, on the SS W. a considerable volume of water by different mouths of the Orinoco, which enters it with a velocity that very much incommodes...reason to believe, that a part of those waters of the Orinoco have, in the progress of ages, detached from Tierra Firme what is at present called Trinidad,...
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Colombia; siendo una relacion geografica, topografica ..., Volume 2

Alexander Walker - 1822
...The Gulf receives, on the SS W. a considerable volume of water by different mouths of the Orinoco, which enters it with a velocity that very much incommodes...reason to believe, that a part of those waters of the Orinoco have, in the progress of ages, detached from Tierra Firme what is at present called Trinidad,...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 16, Part 2

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...where there are shoals and sand banks. It receives on the SSW the different mouths of the Orinoco, which enters it with a velocity that very much incommodes the vessels wlu'ch steer that way ; and they discharge themselves into the Carribbeau Sea by the Mouths of the...
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