There are no frogs in the Canary Islands, Webb etBerthelot "Hist. JULY 19, 1835. G. Of the latter I now possess aspecimen, and it is marked about the head differently from theFrench specific description. Terrestrial Planariae. As far as I was enabled to observe, during the few hours we stayedat this place, the constitution of the island is volcanic, butprobably not of a recent date. The beds including the above fossil remains stand only from fifteento twenty feet above the level of high water; and hence theelevation of the land has been small (without there has been anintercalated period of subsidence, of which we have no evidence)since the great quadrupeds wandered over the surrounding plains;and the external features of the country must then have been verynearly the same as now. I did not anywheremeet a more civil and obliging man than this negro; it wastherefore the more painful to see that he would not sit down andeat with us. It is curious to observe howthe seeds of the grass and other plants seem to accommodatethemselves, as if by an acquired habit, to the quantity of rainwhich falls upon different parts of this coast. I have found no less than fifteendifferent accounts of dust having fallen on vessels when far out inthe Atlantic. Carlos, the capital of Chiloe. It is curious to find howthe minute particles of gold, being scattered about and notcorroding, at last accumulate in some quantity. Lizard. ) Onone of these columns of ice a frozen horse was sticking as on apedestal, but with its hind legs straight up in the air. txt or 3704-0. The two men, althoughemployed much in the same manner, are different in their habits andattire; and the peculiarities of each are universal in theirrespective countries. The town runs up a flat and narrow valley;the houses look respectable, and are interspersed with a very fewgreen trees. Scenery of the forests. The
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