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Cruz, how excavated. This theory was first developed in the"Zoology of the Voyage of the 'Beagle,'" and subsequently inProfessor Owen's "Memoir on Mylodon robustus. The proportionof 100 flowering plants out of 185 (or 175 excluding the importedweeds) being new, is sufficient, I conceive, to make the GalapagosArchipelago a distinct botanical province; but this Flora is notnearly so peculiar as that of St. Others occur inthe neighbourhood many times larger, and with a floor of salt, twoand three feet in thickness, even when under water during thewinter. The "Beagle" sailed from Maldonado, and on August the 3rd shearrived off the mouth of the Rio Negro. We returned to the Vênda to eat our dinners. All thesmall rivers became highly saline, and this caused the death ofvast numbers in particular spots; for when an animal drinks of suchwater it does not recover. The natives did not at all understand the reason of ourtacking, and, instead of meeting us at each tack, vainly strove tofollow us in our zigzag course. effects of, onsea. Tandeel, pumas at. ) It runs for alength of several miles in an absolutely straight line, parallel toand not far distant from the shore. To the references given by Peron may be added,Humboldt's "Personal Narrative" volume 6 page 804; Flinder's"Voyage" volume 1 page 92; Labillardière, volume 1 page 287;Ulloa's "Voyage"; "Voyage of the Astrolabe and of the Coquille";Captain King's "Survey of Australia" etc. PLATE 90. We heard, however, through York that the motherhad been inconsolable for the loss of Jemmy, and had searchedeverywhere for him, thinking that he might have been left afterhaving been taken in the boat. The whole of Chiloe took advantage of this weekof unusually fine weather, to clear the ground by burning. The different resistance offered by the walls, according to theirdirection, was well exemplified in the case of the Cathedral. "A number of these animals
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