The Great Bend opposite Vicksburg will be long remembered by thousands who have never seen it.
The Kawau pa stood in an admirable position for defence, in a Great Bend of the Waitara River.
Another plan was to cut a channel through the peninsula of the Great Bend of the Mississippi, opposite Vicksburg.
For here, high up on a terrace, looking over a Great Bend of the river is Kom Ombos.
You skirt it to Korosko amid difficulties, and there you are at its Great Bend.
Its name signifies "the river of the Great Bend," and it was also called in early times the "river of the Cherokees."
Some miles above New Madrid in Missouri, it suddenly turns northwardly and makes a Great Bend.
The next is the Myall tribe, who inhabit the central parts about Cudduldury, at the Great Bend of the Bogan to the northward.
From Jackson Square came distant thunders and across the Great Bend of the river they could see the white puff of each discharge.
The Great Bend of the Urubamba in which the line of rapids occurs is one of the most curious hydrographic features in Peru.