two tribes came.docx - I cannotform a conjecture as to what two kinds of animals these belonged The manyimported species must have destroyed some of the

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DECEMBER 17, 1832. I cannotform a conjecture as to what two kinds of animals these belonged. The manyimported species must have destroyed some of the native kinds; andit is only on the highest and steepest ridges that the indigenousFlora is now predominant. The specimens that I brought from three islands were youngones: and probably owing to this cause neither Mr. Carizal to Sauce. Thehouse had been built, the windows framed, the fields ploughed, andeven the trees grafted, by the New Zealander. On two occasions I have observed the sea luminous at considerabledepths beneath the surface. Itwas very surprising to see the Gauchos, in the midst of rain andeverything soaking wet, with nothing more than a tinder-box and apiece of rag, immediately make a fire. It flowsover a bed of pebbles, like those which compose the beach and thesurrounding plains. Iprofited, however, by my acquaintance with the Portuguese padre,for on another occasion he gave me a fine specimen of theYagouaroundi cat. There is very little landcultivated even close to the town. It isnot a pleasant place. The first whosucceeded was an Indian, who cut his way through the canes in eightdays, and reached S. They are situated in a narrow deep valley just without thecentral Cordillera. It isnot generally known that ostriches readily take to the water. Shortlyafterwards a party of thirteen belonging to two tribes came in;and, conscious of their unprotected condition, delivered themselvesup in despair. Gallegos, in latitude 51 degrees 4'. Looking to its earliest origin,the red granite seems to have been injected on an ancientpre-existing line of white granite and mica-slate. A seaman on board sank one,with a heavy weight attached to it, thinking thus to kill itdirectly; but when, an hour afterwards, he drew up the line, it wasquite active. With respect to the northern limit atwhich the climate allows of that peculiar kind of slowdecomposition which is necessary for its production, I
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  • Winter '17
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  • Granite, Gaucho, Río Negro Province

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