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They wereas thick together as box in the border of a garden, and we wereobliged to struggle over the flat but treacherous surface. I may mention, as a proof ofhow great a difference there is between the seasons of the woodedand the open parts of this coast, that on September 20th, inlatitude 34 degrees, these birds had young ones in the nest, whileamong the Chonos Islands, three months later in the summer, theywere only laying, the difference in latitude between these twoplaces being about 700 miles. Here, as indeed everywhere else, scenes of the highestinterest presented themselves. The whole sight ishorrible and revolting: the ground is almost made of bones; and thehorses and riders are drenched with gore. Rode with my host to his estancia, at the Arroyo de San Juan. ) On the coast of Peru, however, the temperatureis not hot to any excessive degree; and perhaps in consequence theintermittent fevers are not of the most malignant order. They liked our
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  • Beak, Chonos Islands, Arroyo de San Juan.

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