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In the evening we reached acomfortable farm-house, where there were several very prettyseñoritas. At night we slept close to the junction of Ponsonby Sound with theBeagle Channel. The evidence in favour ofand against the acute smelling powers of carrion- vultures issingularly balanced. Thirty years is a short period in which to havebanished the last aboriginal from his native island,--and thatisland nearly as large as Ireland. That much rain does not fall is very certain,for the houses are covered only with flat roofs made of hardenedmud; and on the mole ship-loads of wheat were piled up, being thusleft for weeks together without any shelter. Miners, condition of. (2/10. The old city of Olinda stands on one extremity ofthis range. We should then see a case whichmust inevitably have happened with very many animals. InIndia there is a fishing genus of owls, which likewise catchescrabs. If we speculate on the condition of the vegetation duringthose epochs, we are at least bound so far to consider existinganalogies, as not to urge as absolutely necessary a luxuriantvegetation, when we see a state of things so totally different atthe Cape of Good Hope. Scenery of Andes. Almost every part of the hill had been drilled by attempts to opengold-mines: the rage for mining has left scarcely a spot in Chileunexamined. ])(PLATE 23. The roadpassed through a narrow sandy plain, lying between the sea and theinterior salt lagoons. The volcanic nature of these oceanic islands isevidently an extension of that law, and the effect of those samecauses, whether chemical or mechanical, from which it results thata vast majority of the volcanoes now in action stand either nearsea-coasts or as islands in the midst of the sea. I was crossing aferry with a negro who was uncommonly stupid. In latitude 16 degrees, and at the triflingelevation of 1500 feet, it is surprising to behold a vegetationpossessing a character decidedly British.
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