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  • Falconer, Jesuit, on natural enclosures. 116
  • Falkland Islands, 188
  • ———————, birds tame at, 398
  • ———————, absence of trees at, 48
  • ———————, carrion-hawks of, 57
  • ———————, wild cattle and horses of, 190
  • ———————, climate of, 242
  • ———————, peat of, 287
  • Fat, quantity eaten, 117
  • Fear, an acquired instinct, 399
  • Februa, 33
  • Fennel, run wild, 119
  • Ferguson, Dr., on miasma, 366
  • Fern-trees, 244, 448
  • Fernando Noronha, 11, 374
  • Fields of dead coral, 460
  • Fire, art of making, 194, 409
  • Fish, eating coral, 464
  • —— of Galapagos, 390
  • —— emitting harsh sound, 136
  • Flamingoes, 66
  • Fleas, 346
  • Floods after droughts, 134
  • ——— clear after snow, 319
  • Flora of the Galapagos, 374, 392, 395
  • —— of Keeling island, 454
  • —— of St. Helena, 487
  • Flustraceæ, 201
  • Forests, absence of, in La Plata, 47
  • ———, of Tierra del Fuego, 210,
  • ———, 286
  • ——— of Chiloe, 243, 280, 286, 293
  • ——— of Valdivia, 298, 301
  • ——— of New Zealand, 427
  • ——— of Australia, 433
  • Fossil Mammalia, 81, 127, 130, 155, 173
  • —— earthenware, 369
  • Fox of the Falkland Islands, 193
  • of Chiloe, 280
  • Friendly Archipelago, 481
  • Frogs, noises of, 29
  • ——, bladders of, 383
  • —— and toads, not found on oceanic islands, 381
  • Frozen soil, 88, 248
  • Fruit-trees, southern limit of, 243
  • Fucus giganteus, 239
  • Fuegians, 204 to 234
  • Fulgurites, 59
  • Fungus, edible, 236
  • Furnarius, 95
 
  • Galapagos Archipelago, 372; natural history of, 377
  • ———— belongs to American Zoology, 377, 393
  • Gale of wind, 217,281
  • Gallegos River, fossil bones at, 171
  • Galliuazo, 55
  • Gauchos, 42. 155
  • ————, character of, 156
  • ———— live on meat, 117
  • Gay, M., on floating islands, 265
  • ———, on shells in brackish water, 21
  • Geese at the Falkland Islands, 199
  • Geographical distribution of American animals, 131, 326
  • ——————————— of frogs, 381
  • ——————————— of fauna
  • ——————————— of Galapagos, 393
  • Geology of Cordillera, 319, 332
  • ———— of Patagonia, 170, 181
  • ———— of St. J ago, 6
  • ———— of St. Paul, 8
  • ———— of B. Blanca, 81
  • ———— of Pampas, 129
  • ———— of Brazil, 12
  • Georgia, climate of, 248
  • Geospiza, 379, 395
  • Gill, Mr., on an upheaved river-bed, 358
  • Gillies, Dr., on the Cordillera, 323
  • Glaciers in Tierra del Fuego, 224, 245
  • ———— in Cordillera, 324
  • ———— in lat. 46° 40', 246
  • Glow-worms, 30
  • Goats, destructive to vegetation at St. Helena, 489
  • ———, bones of, 168
  • Goitre, 314
  • Gold-washing, 266
  • Good Success Bay, 204
  • Gossamer spider, 159
  • Gould, Mr., on the Calodera, 125
  • ————, on birds of Galapagos, 379
  • Granite mountains, Tres Montes, 283
  • ——— of Cordillera, 320
  • Graspus, 10