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CAPE HORN (Another view). More species than one were present, but the main partbelonged to a kind very similar to, but not identical with, thecommon English Colias edusa. )Two species of humming-birds are common; Trochilus forficatus isfound over a space of 2500 miles on the west coast, from the hotdry country of Lima to the forests of Tierra del Fuego--where itmay be seen flitting about in snow-storms. In the morning they started for the scene of the murder, withorders to follow the rastro, or track, even if it led them toChile. Onthe southern and south-eastern coasts there are some fine forests,but with these exceptions, the traveller may pass for days togetherthrough open plains, covered by a poor and scanty vegetation. " It then struckme, that the one man had gone over the hill to fetch the rest ofhis tribe. Water-serpents. The following table gives the mean temperature of Tierra delFuego, the Falkland Islands, and, for comparison, that ofDublin:-- Latitude Summer Winter Mean of Summer degrees ' Temp. We were, however, lucky ingetting two fine days. Thesky, by night and by day, was cloudless, excepting a few roundlittle masses of vapour, that floated over the highest pinnacles. Kingfishers. The greater part of these seeds appear to have notyet lost the capability of growing. To the seventh posta at the foot of the Sierra Tapalguen. We were obliged to cross the ridge of the Chilicauquen. (9/3. One day I rode to a large salt-lake, or Salina, which is distantfifteen miles from the town. One of themkept a common shop, and evidently was not degraded by the office. Both to Captain Fitz Roy and toall the Officers of the "Beagle" I shall ever feel most thankfulfor the undeviating kindness with which I was treated during ourlong voyage. The whole scene made us unequivocally aware that we wereseated on the shores of an island in the far-famed South Sea. Northward of these, there is one other very
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