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  • Blackwall, Mr., on spiders, 161
  • Blindness of tucutuco, 52
  • Body, frozen, 89, 249
  • Bolabola, 469, 473
  • Bolas, manner of using, 44, 111
  • Bombs, volcanic, 493
  • Bones of the guanaco collected in certain spots, 167
  • ——, fire made of, 194
  • ——, recent in Pampas, 134
  • ——, fossil, 81, 127, 130, 155, 173
  • Bory St. Vincent on frogs, 38 1
  • Boulders, 187, 247
  • Bramador, El, 361
  • Brazil, great area of granite, 12
  • Breaches in coral reefs, 478
  • Breakwater of sea-weed, 240
  • Brewster, Sir D., on a calcareous deposit, 10
  • Bridge of hide, 262
  • ——— of Incas, 334, 356
  • Buckland, Dr., on fossils, 132
  • Buenos Ayres, 121
  • Buffon on American animals, 173
  • Bug of Pampas, 330
  • Buildings, Indian, 356 to 359, 368
  • Bulimus on desert places, 347
  • Burchell, Mr., on food of quadrupeds, 87
  • —————— on ostrich-eggs, 91
  • —————— on perforated stones, 267
  • Butterflies, flocks of, 158
  • Butterfly producing clicking sound, 33
  • Button, Jemmy, 207
  • Byron's account of fox of Falklands, 194
  • ——— on an Indian killing his child, 216
 
  • Cacti, 165, 261, 374
  • Cactornis, 379, 394
  • Calasoma on wing out at sea, 158
  • Calcareous casts of branches and roots of trees at King George's Sound, 450
  • Calcareous incrustations on rocks of Ascension, 9
  • Callao, 365
  • Calodera, 1-25
  • Calomys bizcacha, 124
  • Camarhynchus, 379, 394
  • Camelidæ, fossil animal allied to, 172
  • Cauis antarcticus, 193
  • Canis fulvipes, 280
  • Capybara, or carpincho, 49, 287
  • ————, fossil allied to, 82
  • Cape Horn, 211
  • Cape of Good Hope, 85
  • Caracara, or Carrancha, 55
  • Cardoou, beds of, 119, 148
  • Carmichael, Capt., 392
  • Carrion -hawks, 55, 120, 184
  • Casarita, 95
  • Castro, Chiloe, 278, 294
  • Casts of trees, 450
  • Casuchas, 335
  • Cathartes, 58, 184,284
  • Cats run wild, 120, 493
  • —— good to eat, 117
  • —— scratch trees, 136
  • ——, cruelty to mice, 199
  • Cattle, effects of their grazing on the vegetation, 118
  • ——— killed by great droughts, 134, 146
  • ——— know each other, 145
  • ——— curious breed of, 145
  • ———, waste of, 149
  • ——— wild at the Falkland Islands, 190, 192
  • Cauquenes, hot springs of, 263
  • Causes of extinction of species among mammalia, 173
  • ——— of discoloured sea, 14
  • Cavia Patagonica, 69
  • Cervus campestris, 48
  • Ceryle Americana, 138
  • Chacao, Chiloe, 274
  • Chagos atolls, 478
  • Chalk-like mud, 465
  • Chamisso on drifted seeds and trees, 454, 461
  • ———— on coral reefs, 467
  • Changes in vegetation of Pampas, 120
  • ———— in vegetation of St. Helena, 489
  • Charles Island, Galapagos Archipelago, 375
  • Cheese, salt required for, 66
  • Cheucau, 278, 288
  • Chile, 252, 337
  • ———, features of country, 254
  • Chiloe, 273
  • ———, forests of, and climate, 243