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Black Forest

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

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A wooded mountain chain 4000 ft. high (so called from the black pines that cover it), which runs parallel with the Rhine, and E. of it, through Würtemberg and Baden, from the Swiss frontier to Carlsruhe; is remarkable for its picturesque scenery and its mineral wealth; it possesses many health resorts, as Baden-Baden and Wildbad, where are mineral springs; silver, copper, cobalt, lead, and iron are wrought in many places; the women and children of the region make articles of woodwork, such as wooden clocks, &c.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Black Forest'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​nut/​b/black-forest.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.
 
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