of the Cynara from this part of South America under thename of inermis. When the floods drivethese animals from the islands, they are most dangerous. Column 3 : Number of species found in other parts of the world. This is done partly for the sake ofpuzzling any stray Indians, but chiefly for improving the pasture. Authors have noticed with surprise that although atolls are thecommonest coral-structures throughout some enormous oceanic tracts,they are entirely absent in other seas, as in the West Indies: wecan now at once perceive the cause, for where there has not beensubsidence, atolls cannot have been formed; and in the case of theWest Indies and parts of the East Indies, these tracts are known tohave been rising within the recent period. Low,six or seven, and all the women, and even children, their one ownhorse. I was, on the whole, disappointed with this ascent. About noon, finding pasture for theanimals and bushes for firewood at Los Arenales, we stopped for thenight. Ruins of Callao, overthrown by an earthquake. Before breakfast the ship was hemmed in by a flotilla ofcanoes; and when the natives were allowed to come on board, Isuppose there could not have been less than two hundred. New Zealand. Diseases from miasma.
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- Fall '18
- Indies, theWest Indies, Los Arenales, Botanical Magazine