thenumber), and then place these two groups alongside each other, itis not easy to conceive ranks more disproportionate in size. good to eat. At the twelfth posta, which isseven leagues south of the Rio Salado, we came to the firstestancia with cattle and white women. Some of our officerslikewise saw a herd apparently drinking the briny fluid from asalina near Cape Blanco. Bravard has described, in a Spanish work "Observaciones Geologicas"1857, this district, and he believes that the bones of the extinctmammals were washed out of the underlying Pampean deposit, andsubsequently became embedded with the still existing shells; but Iam not convinced by his remarks. The otherday, at the Anniversary of the Independence, high mass wasperformed, the President partaking of the sacrament: during the "TeDeum laudamus," instead of each regiment displaying the Peruvianflag, a black one with death's head was unfurled. After crossing many low hills we descended into the smallland-locked plain of Guitron. )Overhead numerous gannets, frigate- birds, and terns, rest on thetrees; and the wood, from the many nests and from the smell of theatmosphere, might be called a sea-rookery.
- Fall '14
- Vicuna, Guanaco, Cape Blanco