Column 3 : Number of species found in other parts of the world. The whole of this eastern side of Chiloe has oneaspect; it is a plain, broken by valleys and divided into littleislands, and the whole thickly covered with one imperviousblackish-green forest. Bougainville has wellremarked concerning these people, that they treat the "chefsd'oeuvre de l'industrie humaine, comme ils traitent les loix de lanature et ses phÃ©nomÃ¨nes. reef of. From this same tube, twosmall branches, about a foot apart, were sent off; one pointeddownwards, and the other upwards. Our first day's ride was northwardalong the sea-coast. Cuvier doubts whetherthe Diodon in this position is able to swim; but not only can itthus move forward in a straight line, but it can turn round toeither side. I have in another part stated howsingular it is that there should be absolutely no trees on theseislands, although Tierra del Fuego is covered by one large forest.
- Fall '18
- Tierra del Fuego