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They feed on the fruit of stunted oak, which grows at the bottom of the sea and produces very large acorns. So they turned the boats for home, and at a tremendous rate they spun down the stream, sometimes doing as much as one hundred miles a day, till after sundry adventures they safely reached their ships at anchor off Trinidad. One of these nations was the Netherlands. Coloma became the hub of the northern mining region in the early fifties and soon had opulent hotels and restaurants, becoming the county seat serving a surrounding population of several thousand.

Pages: 98

Publisher: Routledge (November 15, 2007)

ISBN: 0765681110

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