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The settlement is near the beach; it consists of several houses andbarracks placed irregularly, but well built of white freestone. It is a verycurious circumstance in its geographical distribution, that it hasnever been seen, fortunately for the inhabitants of Banda Oriental,to the eastward of the river Uruguay: yet in this province thereare plains which appear admirably adapted to its habits. These modern beds rest on an ancient tertiary formationcontaining shells, apparently all extinct. their presence determined by elevation orsubsidence. climate of. In the morning, being left alone with thesepoor people, we soon ingratiated ourselves by presents of cigarsand maté. LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS. We proceeded to LosHornos, another mining district, where the principal hill wasdrilled with holes, like a great ants'-nest. Patagonia, poor as she is in some respects, can however boast of agreater stock of small rodents than perhaps any other country inthe world.
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