The mean distance from the Atlantic
to the Mississippi does not probably exceed seven hundred and fifty miles.
While we were endeavoring to regain it, our attention being completely absorbed, we became involved in a strong current of wind from the East, which bore us, with rapidly increasing force, towards the Atlantic
The reports published by them of their expedition demonstrated the practicability of establishing a line of communication across the continent, from the Atlantic
to the Pacific Ocean.
The deep impression of helplessly drowning men that Bert had brought from the actual fight in the Atlantic
mixed itself up inextricably with that of the lordly figure of Prince Karl Albert gesturing aside the dead body of the Vaterland sailor.
To this rendezvous the company sends annually a convoy of supplies from its establishment on the Atlantic
frontier, under the guidance of some experienced partner or officer.
A stay of one or two days will be made here, which, if time permits, may be extended, and passing on through the islands, and probably in sight of the Peak of Teneriffe, a southern track will be taken, and the Atlantic
crossed within the latitudes of the northeast trade winds, where mild and pleasant weather, and a smooth sea, can always be expected.
There is no cloud on the Atlantic
, and faint streaks of cream round Dingle Bay show where the driven seas hammer the coast.
At the present day, the sub-arctic and northern temperate productions of the Old and New Worlds are separated from each other by the Atlantic
Ocean and by the extreme northern part of the Pacific.
If this be so, and I cannot doubt it, the grand and broken chain of the Cordillera, instead of having been suddenly thrown up, as was till lately the universal, and still is the common opinion of geologists, has been slowly upheaved in mass, in the same gradual manner as the coasts of the Atlantic
and Pacific have risen within the recent period.
Field, the veteran of the Atlantic
Cable, from the poet Longfellow, and from many others.
In the late fall of that year Emil Gluck made a clean sweep of the Atlantic
seaboard from Maine to Florida.
If he had indeed left London intending to reach the New World, he would naturally take the route via India, which was less watched and more difficult to watch than that of the Atlantic
These last were sold, not for life, but for a certain number of years, in order to pay the expenses of their voyage across the Atlantic
At last the Kincaid slipped down the Ugambi and ran out upon the shimmering waters of the Atlantic
My manuscripts made amazing round-trip records between the Pacific and the Atlantic