Aconcagua, volcano of. PATAGONIAN SPURS AND PIPE. I this day paid horse-hire for thirty-one leagues; andalthough the sun was glaring hot I was but little fatigued. NOVEMBER 26, 1833. At these times the fireflies are seen flitting about from hedge tohedge. Mount Wellington. Thirty-seven species of Arachnidae, which I brought home, will besufficient to prove that I was not paying overmuch attention to thegenerally favoured order of Coleoptera. thunderstorms of. The puma is easily killed. Owen informs me that a part of the oesophagus is so constructedthat nothing much larger than a crowquill can be passed down. The sun was setting, and a gentle southerly breeze, strikingagainst the southern side of the rock, mingled its current with thecolder air above; and the vapour was thus condensed: but as thelight wreaths of cloud passed over the ridge, and came within theinfluence of the warmer atmosphere of the northern sloping bank,they were immediately redissolved. Ostrich, habits of. Gillies in "Journal ofNatural and Geographical Science" August 1830. It is, therefore, a striking fact that in the FriendlyArchipelago, which consists of a group of atolls upheaved and sincepartially worn down, two volcanos, and perhaps more, arehistorically known to have been in action. Crustacea, pelagic. The weather continued very bad, but it at last permitted us toproceed with the survey.
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