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In Chile, however, it destroys many young horses andcattle, owing probably to the scarcity of other quadrupeds: Iheard, likewise, of two men and a woman who had been thus killed. Stinging animals. Domingo possesses a beauty totally unexpected,from the prevalent gloomy character of the rest of the island. Early in the morning we entered the Bay of Islands, and beingbecalmed for some hours near the mouth, we did not reach theanchorage till the middle of the day. " I donot suppose the stem of any other plant attains so great a lengthas three hundred and sixty feet, as stated by Captain Cook. They asked me, "Why do younot become a Christian--for our religion is certain?" I assuredthem I was a sort of Christian; but they would not hear ofit--appealing to my own words, "Do not your padres, your verybishops, marry?" The absurdity of a bishop having a wifeparticularly struck them: they scarcely knew whether to be mostamused or horror-struck at such an enormity. of thePampas. twistingmovement of. If there beany sensible difference in their climates, it must be between thewindward group (namely, Charles and Chatham Islands), and that toleeward; but there seems to be no corresponding difference in theproductions of these two halves of the archipelago. I was surprised to observe howgreat a change of climate a difference of only three degrees oflatitude between this place and Buenos Ayres had caused. Jago, C. They are very tall,broad-shouldered, athletic, and well-proportioned. The plain bordering the valley hadhere attained an elevation of about 1100 feet above the river, andits character was much altered. On a forlornand weather-beaten coast the scene is indeed different, but thefeelings partake more of horror than of wild delight. With the change of rock the vegetationimproved; the trees were both finer and stood farther apart; andthe pasture between them was a little greener and more plentiful.
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  • Spring '17
  • gesgse
  • Falklands War, Tierra del Fuego, Falkland Islands, Stanley, Falkland Islands, East Falkland, West Falkland

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