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THE

EDINBURGH GAZETTEER,

OR

GEOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY.

VOLUME SIXTH.

THE

EDINBURGH GAZETTEER,

GEOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY:

CONTAINING A DESCRIPTION OF THE

FABIOUS COUNTRIES, KINGDOMS, STATES, CITIES, TOWNS, MOUNTAINS, &c.

OF THE

WORLD;

AN ACCOUNT OF THE

GSTEKNMENT, CUSTOMS, AND RELIGION, OF THE INHABITANTS; THE BOUNDARIES AND

NATURAL PRODUCTIONS OF EACH COUNTRY, &c. &c.

FORMING A COMPLETE BODY OF

GEOGRAPHY,

PHYSICAL, POLITICAL, STATISTICAL, AND COMMERCIAL.

IN SIX VOLUMES.

accompanied by an atlas, constructed by a. arrowsmith,

VOLUME SIXTH.

EDINBURGH:
PRINTED FOR ARCHIBALD CONSTABLE AND CO. EDINBURGH;

LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME, AND BROWN,

AND HURST, ROBINSON, AND CO. LONDON.

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CALEDONIAN MERCURY PRESS,

EDINBURGH.

THE

EDINBURGH GAZETTEER,

OR

GEOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY.

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S T Q Sroxe, a parish of England, in Kent, 2 about eighty feet broad at the base, gramila E. by Y. of Dartford. Population dually diminishing in capacity as you dea 483.-Another parish in the above county, scend. A person may follow the stream I mile S. W. of Feversham.-Another with ease, 156 feet from the entrance, parisk in the same county, 5; miles S. E. where it becomes so contracted as to check & Teaterden.

any farther progress. As might be expecte STOKE, a parish of England, in Worces- ed, the reverberation of sound, from the tashire, 2 miles S. E. by E. of Kidder. discharge of a musket, is prodigious, and riester. Population 404.

for a moment drowns every faculty in the STONE ARABIA, a village of the United wild echo of tunultuous sound. At a short States, in Palatine, New York, on the distance, the southern and principal branch wxth side of the Mohawk. 58 miles enters its passage amidst a heap of stones W.X.W. of Albany.

and rubbish that almost conceal the enSTONEASTÓX, a township of England, trance; and, though with difficulty, its

Somersetshire, near the coal-pits be passage has been explored. In some places tween Mendip and Midsummer-Norton, it is very much confined, in others it opens 6 mies X. of Shepton Mallet. Populae into caverns of 30 or 40 feet diameter, and tion 364.

is filled with water to a great depth. At the STONE Bas, a small bay on the English distance of 247 feet from the entrance, the Ciast, between Ramsgate, Kent, and the waters disembogue in one stream, having Dorth Foreland.

united in the subterranean passage; and STONEBECK, NETHER, a township of here is a precipice of rock, 54 feet high, England. West Riding of Yorkshire, about which terminates the bridge. The arch 14 miles W. by S. of Rippon. Population through which the water discharges, is 41.

about ten feet wide and five high. This STONEBECK, UPPER, a township in the stream enters Scroon river, about threeabore county, 1 mile distant from the fore- fourths of a mile below the outlet of Scroon going. Population 3+1.

lake, and the stone bridge is about 3 miles STOWE-BRIDGE CREEK, a small stream north-west from the mouth of the creek. of the United States, in Washington coun- STONECRAISE, a hamlet of England, in ty, New York. so called from a natural Cumberland, 2 miles S, E. by S. of Wigstene bridge under which it runs. The ton. Population 475. stream has its rise in Essex county. ItS TONE CREEK, a river of the United enters the township of Chester a little States, in Mississippi, which runs into the ebore the bridge, and immediately falls Mississippi, Long. 91. 13. W. Lat. 32. Orer i rocky precipice, into a large natural 8. N. basin : whence turning easterly, it enters its STONECROUCH, a hamlet of England, in ebterranean passage in two branches. The the parish of Goudhurst, Kent. northern branch enters its passage under an STONEDELPH, a township of England, in arch of massy granite forty feet high, and the parish of Tamworth, Warwickshire. VOL. TI. PART. I.

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