, and their only fuel was the drystalks of a small plant, somewhat resembling an aloe. Some of our officerslikewise saw a herd apparently drinking the briny fluid from asalina near Cape Blanco. ) With these facts we mustgrant, as far as QUANTITY ALONE of vegetation is concerned, thatthe great quadrupeds of the later tertiary epochs might, in mostparts of Northern Europe and Asia, have lived on the spots wheretheir remains are now found. After passing through some cultivated country, we entered a forestwhich in the grandeur of all its parts could not be exceeded. PLATE 25. DECEMBER 19, 1835. ) Few geologists now doubt that those erratic boulderswhich lie near lofty mountains have been pushed forward by theglaciers themselves, and that those distant from mountains, andembedded in subaqueous deposits, have been conveyed thither eitheron icebergs, or frozen in coast-ice. Buenos Ayres. Instead of being nocturnal in its habits, as other toadsare, and living in damp
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Buenos Ayres, Cape Blanco, General Rosas, Entre Rios., Cape Blanco.