cause, they had cometo the simple conclusion "that the cursed pot (which was a new one)did not choose to boil potatoes. Hence in these cases it would appear thatvolcanos burst forth into action and become extinguished on thesame spots, accordingly as elevatory
or subsiding movements prevailthere. Between the placewhere the Indians had so lately crossed the river and thisneighbourhood, though so many miles apart, the country appears tobe quite unfrequented. on plants of Keeling Island. In order to secure thetortoises, it is not sufficient to turn them like turtle, for theyare often able to get on their legs again. But even a few miles northward of thisglacier, in the Laguna de San Rafael, some Spanish missionariesencountered "many icebergs, some great, some small, and othersmiddle-sized," in a narrow arm of the sea, on the 22 of the monthcorresponding with our June, and in a latitude corresponding withthat of the Lake of Geneva! (11/14. Among the Patagonian Indians in the Strait of Magellan, we found ahalf Indian, who had lived some years with the tribe, but had beenborn in the northern provinces. Bathurst, Australia. In my last walk I stopped again and againto gaze on these beauties, and endeavoured to fix in my mind forever an impression which at the time I knew sooner or later mustfail. The sun was setting, and a gentle southerly breeze, strikingagainst the southern side of the rock, mingled its current with thecolder air above; and the vapour was thus condensed: but as thelight wreaths of cloud passed over the ridge, and came within theinfluence of the warmer atmosphere of the northern sloping bank,they were immediately redissolved. The whole island is so mountainous that the only way topenetrate into the interior is to follow up the valleys. Somefew of the others are taken from engravings which Mr. I was told thatthe rock of the "Corral" was white, and would strike fire.
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- Winter '19
- DR. Tesfa
- Magellan, Tierra del Fuego, Lake of Geneva, thatthe rock, Asbefore, suspensionbridges