Adam's Peak

Mountain, Ceylon, at summit of which is a depression in the rock, 5 feet long, resembling a human foot-print, attributed by legend to Thomas the Apostle. It is a place of pilgrimage of Indian Christians, Brahmins, Buddhists, Chinese, and Mohammedans; the last claim the foot-print to be that of Adam.

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