This formation is known as "The dalles," sometimes improperly styled "Dells."
Mean annual rainfall: Portland, 45.1 inches; The dalles, 19 inches.
Somewhat heartened by this reunion, they continued their journey and at length reached The dalles.
The party forced the guide to pilot them to The dalles, which he did.
Such is the Legend of The dalles,—a legend not without a moral.
These were taken down the dalles, and sometimes down the Cascades.
There is not a steamer running regularly on the Columbia above the dalles to-day.
Since that time there have been few steamboats on that part of the River above The dalles.
Whulwhypum, or Kliketat, 'in the wooded and prairie country between Vancouver and the dalles.'
It is about two miles in length; and above, to the dalles, is 45 miles of smooth and good navigation.