(6/9. I was much interested by finding on the terrace, at the height ofeighty-five feet,EMBEDDED amidst the shells and much sea-driftedrubbish, some bits of cotton thread,plaited rush, and the head ofa stalk of Indian corn: I compared these relics with similaronestaken out of the Huacas, or old Peruvian tombs, and found themidentical in appearance.of theGalapagos.NB.Thegeologist on hearing this will probably refer back in his mindtothe Secondary epochs, when lizards, some herbivorous, somecarnivorous, and ofdimensions comparable only with our existingwhales, swarmed on the land and in the sea.The same thing is rendered evident by the many engravings whichhave been published of
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