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Down from Marble Mountain

Henderson, Jim

Down from Marble Mountain

by Henderson, Jim

  • 318 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Hodder and Stoughton in Auckland .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Zealand
    • Subjects:
    • Henderson, Jim, 1918-,
    • Henderson family.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, New Zealand.,
    • Soldiers -- New Zealand -- Biography.,
    • New Zealand -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJim Henderson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCT2888.H46 A33 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination285 p. :
      Number of Pages285
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2974219M
      ISBN 100340338628
      LC Control Number84221877
      OCLC/WorldCa12809344

      Bodley Head,, []. 8vo., First Edition thus, with frontispiece and illustrations in the text, green cloth, gilt back, a very good, bright, clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper. Collects Beyond the Marble Mountain () and Back to the Marble Mounta. The Marble Mountains are a cluster of five hills made from limestone and marble in Da Nang. It's also a well-known pilgrimage site with peaks, caves, tunnels and temples all just waiting to be discovered. Named after the elements metal, wood, water, fire and earth, Marble Mountains exist in a coastal area that is renowned for stone-cutting and sculpture about 9km south of Da Nang.

      For those that think stairs are for wimps, Phat Tire Ventures organise half-day rappelling and rock climbing for all levels on the Marble Mountains, where you can climb up or repel down the karst wall into a couple of the caves. The best one is a metre drop out of the jungle into a gaping dark hole eventually landing up in a small temple. Splendid Mountain Watercolours or Splendid Mountain Sketchbook is a collection of sketches and watercolors by John Singer Sargent (–), executed when he was fourteen years old, and on a summer excursion to Switzerland’s Bernese Alps in the Berner Oberland in The sketchbook contains 60 leaves, including 14 watercolors and 47 crayon or graphite studies of the mountains.

        You are the yellow marble on the rafting track. From the entrance it goes cm upwards in a special elevator. Followed by cm of acrylic glass tube. Downwards it goes through a cm. Product Information. Marble Mountain presents a personal account of a young man's combat tour as a Marine helicopter pilot. Of the many books I have read about Vietnam, Marble Mountain wins hand down for its raw honesty, youthful naivet, and pure h riveting imagery, Bud Willis finally opens a window of understanding for readers of any age to experience the conflicting 5/5(1).


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I live at the base of the Marble Mountains, where I do all my woodworking. I use my bandsaw mill to make. We have a spring day hiking on top of the Marble Mountain and enjoying the magnificent view of the blue ocean. Things to do at the Marble Mountains.

When you arrive at the Marble Mountains, there are two options for you: either to hike up by taking the stairs, or to take the elevator situated in Gate 2. Book your tickets online for The Marble Mountains, Da Nang: See 7, reviews, articles, photos of The Marble Mountains, ranked No.6 on Tripadvisor among 86 attractions in Da Nang.4/5(K).

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Here is a excerpt from the website by Wayne Anderson, Geologist, about the caves of Marble Mountain%(46). Marble Mountain located in Steady Brook is an all season recreation location.

The Steady Brook falls cascades off the eastern portion. Hiking trails abound in the summer along with mountain biking and zip lines. Winter it is your ski destination/5(77). Marble Mountain is a ski resort located in the town of Steady Brook, on the west coast of Newfoundland in the Long Range Mountains.

The resort is located on a series of steep ridges forming part of the southern side of the Humber River valley on Mount Musgrave at Steady Brook, approximately 7 km (4 mi) east of Corner the name implies, marble is present but it forms only a minor part Coordinates: 48°56′12″N 57°49′38″W / °N.

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Option 5: Marble Mountain and My Son. The geology of the Marble Mountain Wilderness is similarly striking, so much so that it was named for its rocks and for the lustrous summit of Marble Mountain itself.

Along the route described above you’ll encounter metamorphic rock, ultramafic serpentine, and outcroppings of light-colored limestone and black metamorphic rock together in a.

Product Information. Marble Mountain presents a personal account of a young man's combat tour as a Marine helicopter pilot.

Of the many books I have read about Vietnam, Marble Mountain wins hand down for its raw honesty, youthful naivete, and pure h riveting imagery, Bud Willis finally opens a window of understanding for readers of any age to experience the conflicting. The Marble Mountain section used to be an old ski slope and you will be able to see that in the old cement footers that still line the trail.

Marble Mountain is rather steep and in the summer, if it's been dry, can have challenging footing. There are a lot of loose rocks and gravel.

From the top of Marble Mountain you will come to an. Morning Small group to Marble Mountains - Am Phu Cave - Monkey Mountain (From US$) Magnificent Marble Mountain Tour (From US$) Hue to Hoi An or Hoi An to Hue by car via Hai Van pass, monkey mountain, beaches (From US$)4/5(K).Marble Mountain was one of five mountains located south of Da Nang that stretched from the coast inland or westward.

All of these mountains had cave entrances and numerous tunnels. There was a road that ran between Crow's Nest and Marble Mountain, from DaNang through the mountain and about eight miles down to 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine.It then took workers another 4 days to get this 56 ton block of marble down the mountain.

The block was loaded onto a rail car and shipped to Vermont for cutting and then to Arlington Cemetery for carving, where it still resides today. The Yule Marble quarry closed in as a result of declining demand and the entry of the United States into.