and some I.docx - A considerable numberof men women and children all as black as jet collected towatch us GambierIslands It is principally used as a

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A considerable numberof men, women, and children, all as black as jet, collected towatch us. GambierIslands. It is principally used as a manureand in the manufacture of nitric acid: owing to its deliquescentproperty it will not serve for gunpowder. Everywhere we have an open woodland, the ground being partiallycovered with a very thin pasture, with little appearance ofverdure. The padre said that the Christian Indians did not muchlike coming to mass, but that otherwise they showed respect forreligion. The thicknessof the wall of the tube varies from a thirtieth to a twentieth ofan inch, and occasionally even equals a tenth. They are associated with a great unstratifiedformation of mud and sand, containing rounded and angular fragmentsof all sizes, which has originated in the repeated ploughing up ofthe sea-bottom by the stranding of icebergs, and by the mattertransported on them. Marsden: their conduct was civilto each other; but Shongi told him that when again in New Zealandhe would never cease to carry war into his country. The features of the country are very similar
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  • Fall '18
  • Nitric oxide, Nitric acid, Woodland, Portuguese Man o' War, Shongi

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