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SIR SAMUEL WHITE BAKER
CYPRUS AS I SAW IT IN 1879
page 147

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at length we reached the summit, the flat rocky ta' above the valley. The view was indeed lovely ; > looked down upon the white monastery of Cape 9 Andrea, two miles distant, and upon the thin easte point of Cyprus about the same distance beyon stretching like a finger from a hand into the blue se the elevation from the high point upon which we sto gradually inclining downwards to the end of all thin A short distance from the cape were two or three sm rocky islands and reefs protruding from the sea, though the force of the original upheaval I originated from the west, and had expended ita at the extreme east, where the heights above t; sea-level had gradually diminished until the continu tion became disjointed, and the island terminated a sharp point, broken into dislocated vertebrae whî formed islets and reefs, the last hardly appearing abo the waves. This ended Cyprus on the east. μ lofty coast of Asia Minor was distinctly visible.

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