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Thecontrast of these flat valleys and basins with the irregularmountains gave the scenery a character which to me was new and veryinteresting. Not far from Monte Videowe passed through the village of Las Pietras, so named from somelarge rounded masses of syenite. (21/5. Thesegreen parcels were laid in a layer between two layers of the hotstones, and the whole then covered up with earth, so that no smokeor steam could escape. Malays. The history of theinhabitants of this place, in as few words as possible, is asfollows. In the evening it rained very heavily,and although the thermometer stood at 65 degrees, I felt very cold. (PLATE 83. In this list maybe included four species of the Caracara or Polyborus, the Turkeybuzzard, the Gallinazo, and the Condor. This is generally the case in the country, and all thehouses have, in consequence, an uncomfortable aspect. APRIL 6, 1835. TAHITIAN. These were the most abject andmiserable creatures I anywhere beheld. In the landscape of Patagonia the guanaco replaces thegazelle, and the agouti the hare. This is owing to a slightlydifferent proportion in the kinds of trees. 22 of earthy matter. " This was evidently a retributive punishmentfor wasting human food. In walking across these thick beds of mimosae, abroad track was marked by the change of shade, produced by thedrooping of their sensitive petioles. APRIL 14, 1832. It was interesting to watch the effect of this trifling amount ofmoisture. Wolf at the Falklands. America" read before theBritish Association 1836 page 157, talking of the identification ofa Mexican animal with the Synetheres prehensilis, says, "We do notknow with what propriety, but if correct, it is, if not a solitaryinstance, at least very nearly so, of a rodent animal being commonto North and South America. " My geological examination of the country generally createda good deal of
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