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--"Description of St. Albemarle Island. The number of inhabitants does not exceed a fewhundreds. The "Beagle" was employed in surveyingthe extreme southern and eastern coasts of America, south of thePlata, during the two succeeding years. It was almost a pity tosee the sun shining constantly over so useless a country; suchsplendid weather ought to have brightened fields and prettygardens. In another danceone man imitated the movements of a kangaroo grazing in the woods,whilst a second crawled up and pretended to spear him. ) At thecataracts of the great rivers Orinoco, Nile, and Congo, thesyenitic rocks are coated by a black substance, appearing as ifthey had been polished with plumbago. Captain Fitz Roy accordingly requested an interview withthe Queen Pomarre, since famous from the ill-treatment she hasreceived from the French; and a parliament was held to consider thequestion, at which all the principal chiefs of the island and thequeen were
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  • Buenos Aires, Ayres, Captain Fitz Roy, Cumbre of Cordillera, thesyenitic rocks, St. Albemarle Island

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