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The Nuttall Encyclopedia
A bare volcanic island in the Atlantic, rising to nearly 3000 ft., belonging to Britain, 500 m. NW. of St. Helena, and 900 m. from the coast of Africa; a coaling and victualling station for the navy.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Ascension'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/a/ascension.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.