NH SCRAPBOOK: "....daunting terrible"

NH SCRAPBOOK: "....daunting terrible"

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In 1672, John Josselyn wrote this mouthful to describe the view from the summit of Great Mountain (now called Mt. Washington):

The country beyond these hills northward is daunting terrible being full of rocky hills as thick as mole hills in a meadow and clothes with infinite thick woods.

It hasn't changed a bit.

source: New England's Rarities Discovered by John Josselyn (1672)
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