Wonders of the Yellowstone

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James Richardson
Scribner, Armstrong and Company, 1873 - 256 страници

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Страница 254 - Interior, whose duty it shall be, as soon as practicable, to make and publish such rules and regulations as he may deem necessary or proper for the care and management of the same. Such regulations shall provide for the preservation from injury of all timber, mineral deposits, natural curiosities or wonders within said park, and their retention in their natural condition.
Страница 119 - There is a pleasure in the pathless woods, There is a rapture on the lonely shore. There is society where none intrudes, By the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not man the less, but nature more...
Страница 254 - Gardiner's rivers ; thence east to the place of beginning ; is hereby reserved and withdrawn from settlement, occupancy, or sale under the laws of the United States, and dedicated and set apart as a public park or pleasuring-ground for the benefit and enjoyment of the people ; and all persons who shall locate or settle upon or occupy the same, or any part thereof, except as hereinafter provided, shall be considered trespassers and removed therefrom.
Страница 255 - ... all of the proceeds of said leases, and all other revenues that may be derived from any source connected with said...
Страница 255 - Such regulations shall provide for the preservation from injury or spoliation of all timber, mineral deposits, natural curiosities, or wonders within said park, and their retention in their natural condition.
Страница 59 - Nothing can be more chastely beautiful than this lovely cascade, hidden away in the dim light of overshadowing rocks and woods, its very voice hushed to a low murmur, unheard at the distance of a few hundred yards. Thousands might pass by within a half mile and not dream of its existence; but once seen, it passes to the list of most pleasant memories.
Страница 255 - He shall provide against the wanton destruction of the fish and game found within said park and against their capture or destruction for the purposes of merchandise or profit. He shall also cause all persons trespassing upon the same after the passage of this act to be removed therefrom, and generally shall be authorized to take all such measures as shall be necessary or proper to fully carry out the objects and purposes of this act.
Страница 39 - There are also in the little streams that flow from the boiling springs great quantities of a fibrous, silky substance, apparently vegetable, which vibrates at the slightest movement of the water, and has the appearance of the finest quality of cashmere wool. When the waters are still these silken masses become incrusted with, lime, the delicate vegetable threads disappear, and a fibrous, spongy mass remains, like delicate snow-white coral.
Страница 191 - ... underneath, and retired to other scenes of action. We have in fact the Geyser in its youth, manhood, old age, and death, here presented to us : — in its youth as a simple thermal spring, in its manhood as the eruptive spring, in its old age as the tranquil laug, while its death is recorded by the ruined shaft and mound, which testify the fact of its once active existence.