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Beech-tree overhanging deep water, 53, 151 ; | Cape Horn, the most southern point in South
America, on the last island of the Fuegian
rating Asia and North America; it is about coverer, Schouten, in honor of his Dutch
birthplace (Hoorn), 42.
bit-like animal, prey of the puma, 45; home of Africa, 165.
the jagnar, 46, 145.
Carbonate of lime, a substance manufactured
sack, in Mexico called tanute (tah-nah'ta),
Casarita (Span. pron., kas-sih-rë' tah), "lille
house-builder,“makes deep holes for nests;
settled by the Portuguese, 112, 113; fruit. Castro, the capital of Chiloe, 153.
bearing trees, 164; primeval forests, 170. Casts of trees; remains of trunks in which
the vegetable fibres have been replaced by
ress), the capital of the Argentine Confed- shape, 181.
48, 109, 126, 127, 144, 146 ; plains, 182. Caterpillars, turning them into butterflies a
Charles Island, one of the Galapagos group,
pagos group, 61.
61; on the Parana, 148; in Chile, 194. ican republic on the Pacific coast of South
159; liability to earthquake waves, 190. raised coast, 1.59 ; mountains, 178; fossil
Chileno (“pan. pron., trhê-lü'no), an inhabi-
liteness, 128; wonder at the vaturalist, 129;
improvidence, 129, funeral procession, 130,
ca, in the Atlantic Ocean—the name means Chiloe (Span. pron., tche-lo-i'), a large island
south of Chile, 153 ; abundant apple-trees,
China (Span. pron., tcha'nah), a young In-Cornwall, the sonth-western extremity of Eng-
east side of the largest of the Falkland Isl- Corrobery, Australian dancing-party, 138, 140
Keeling Island, lives on cocoa-nuts, 86-89,
tcho'noce), in burrows, 89; yields oil, strong pincers,
Cufre (Span. pron., koo'frä), a post in Uru-
Cuttle-fish, means of hiding, change of color,
Darwin, Charles, sketch of the life of, 17.
town near the west coast of Chile, destroy- to which a horse is trained, 119.
Juan Fernandez, 188, with Chiloe, 189, 190. nearly), “the free - shooter ” — name of an
town on the west coast of Chile, rainfall, Weber, first performed in 1822–94.
Dog, shepherd - dog's training, 37; cowardly
44; on goats and lambs, 68; plunders the off condors, 68; Fuegian dog not eaten till
and wood, 181; earthquake, 192; rainfall, effect on land and sea, 183; in upheaving,
184, 190; moral effect, 183, 186, 191, 192;
ern seaport of Chile, earthquake, 191; ranean connections, 188, 189.
Edwards, Mr., an English resident of Co-
Elephant, fossil remains in South America, 31,
llunchback”-called “famous to distin-
mountain chain-in the foregoing pages gen. same name, as, for instance, the Corcovado
Emu, good swimmer. 72; male hatches the
En el campo (Span.)—“on the open plain "| Gannet, 75.
Gaucho (Span. pron., gah-oo'tcho), a general
tle-keeping, 126; probable effect of an earth- comtryman,” fierce appearance, 116;
meat diet, 123 ; opinion of jaglar meat, 47 ;
South American country lying, as its name to swim, 29; horsemanship, 117-119; use
123, 124; mode of kindling a fire, 137.
ing farm, estate, plantation, 30, 34, 125. Mount Sarmiento, 176; in Eyre's Sound
Goeree Road (Eng. pron., yo-rè'), a roadstead
of Lennox Island—“goeree" means in Dutch
“good road” or “good anchorage "—151.
Gold mines of Chile, 132.
Good Success Bay, in the south-eastern ex-
tremity of Tierra del Fuego, 93.
Granite country furnishes clear water, 145 ;
on icebergs, 177.
Grasshoppers blown out to sea, 81.
Guanaco (Span. pron., goo-ah-nah'ko), or wild
llama, the South American camel, 41;
Pampas, 119; shells and wood in Chile, 181. straight lines, prey of puma and birds, 44,
68; skin for clothing, 93, 99, 105.
skins, 94, 108; mimicry, 94 ; shell - heaps, 193.
Ilay un gato encerrado aquí (Span. pron., ah'é
oon gah'to en-ther-rah'do ah-kë') — “there
pah-goce), west of Ecuador, remarkable for tery about it, 132.
food and hides, 30, used to tread out wheat,
King George's Sound, in the south - western
part of Australia, 138; natives, 138.
can, 105; fine-looking, 106; work of men Lagoon Islands, 197–204; mode of forma
Argentine Republic or Confederation, the
America; it is also the name of the riv-
er and estuary into which flow the Pa-
rana, Uruguay, and other great rivers (see
casionally used in the head-lines of the fore-
La Platan medical superstitions, 124.
Las Minas (Span. pron., lass mē'nass), a town
in the southern part of Uruguay-the name:
ers, 46, 145; prey, attacks man in vessels Las Vacas (Span. pron., lass vah'kass), a
Ecuadorian penal colony in the Galapagos
deth), an island west of Chile, inhabited by Lazo (Span. pron., lath'o), a long slip-noose,
Lima (Span. pron., lè'mah), the capital' ofi
Peru, 70, 159, 161, 190; Indian remains,
mon lizard, surrounded by ants, 83; hiber-
Llama (Span. pron., l-yah'mah), the South | Monkey, with prehensile tail, 38 ; bearded, 41.
American camel (see Guanaco), 41, etc. Montevideo (Span. pron., mon'-ta-ve-dä'o), the
81; speed of flight, height from ground, pect hill"-29; hibernation of animals, 195.
noise, 82 ; driven off by cottagers, 83. Moresby, Captain, 89.
Mount Sarmiento, in Tierra del Fuego, 176.
town on the western border of the Argen- endurance, superior to its parents, 34.
Murrumbidgee River, in New South Wales,
Australia, a tributary of the Murray River,
sbuth-eastern Brazil, north of Cape Frio, 113. woman's heroism, 112; a degraded slave,
113; cruel treatment of slaves, 113–116;
mule (or bell-leader) of a troop of mules, New South Wales, an eastern division of Aus-
tralia, 165; peculiar trees, 165–167.
the island of Tierra del Fuego, 33, 66, 93, Pacific Ocean, belonging to Great Britain,
Noddy, a stupid and tame bird, 75.
from Asia, 31, 32.
Niagara, the most famous falls in the United
ephant, fossil remains in South America, 31. 109.
OCEAN bed raised into mountains, 181; into
ocean vastness, 197.
for a punishment, bound to a wild horse's eight feet” or arms, 64.
back, which was then set loose, 109. Olive, 143, 157.
Osorno, a volcano in the southern part of Chile,
ern town and province of the Argentine Re- Ostrich, range, food, how caught, 71, 72 ;
good swimmer, 72; cock-bird larger, note,
bers and weight of eggs, 73; prey of puma,
Otter (see Sea-otter).
Ox-cart of the Pampas, 147, 148.
Ox knows its own troop, 34.