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on the surface must sink to the level of thesurrounding sea, and must accumulate there, displacing an equalbulk of the salt water. These changes were effected in such a manner that clouds,varying in tint between a hyacinth red and a chestnut-brown, werecontinually passing over the body. But when once on thesandstone platform, the scenery becomes exceedingly monotonous;each side of the road is bordered by scrubby trees of thenever- failing Eucalyptus family; and with the exception of two orthree small inns, there are no houses or cultivated land; the road,moreover, is solitary; the most frequent object being abullock-waggon, piled up with bales of wool. Cauquenes, hot springs of. These parrotsalways live in flocks, and commit great ravages on the corn-fields. Areas of alternate movements in the Pacific and Indian oceans. M. In the morning we climbed up the rough mass of greenstone whichcrowns the summit. Sierra de la Ventana. --Ulloa's"Voyage" volume 2 page 28. Heavy Rain. Beetles occur in very small numbers: it was long before I couldbelieve that a country as large as Scotland, covered with vegetableproductions and with a variety of stations, could be sounproductive. I particularly examined the bones; they did notappear, as some scattered ones which I had seen, gnawed or broken,as if dragged together by beasts of prey. In the morning we were delighted by seeing the veil of mistgradually rise from Sarmiento, and display it to our view. drop excrement on paths. volcano. ofBahia Blanca. NORTHERN CHILE AND PERU. My lodgings were situated at a
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height of about2000 feet; here the weather was cold and boisterous, with constantshowers of rain; and every now and then the whole scene was veiledin thick clouds. After the main discussion was ended, several of the chiefs took theopportunity of asking Captain Fitz Roy many intelligent questionson international customs and laws, relating to the treatment ofships and foreigners. It is well known that most of the British spiders, when a largeinsect is caught in their webs, endeavour to cut the lines andliberate their prey, to save their nets from being entirelyspoiled. In Chile I was told an anecdote, which I believe wastrue; and it offers a good illustration of the use of a well-brokenanimal. After dinner we stayed to see a curious half superstitious sceneacted by the Malay women.
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