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INDEX.

  • Valleys of New South Wales, 437
  • Valparaiso, 252, 313
  • Vampire bat, 22
  • Vapour from forests, 24
  • Van Diemen's Land, 446
  • Vanellus Cajanus, 114
  • Vanessa, flocks of, 158
  • Vanikoro, 469, 471, 475
  • Vegetation of St. Helena, changes of, 489
  • ————— on opposite sides of Cordillera, 326
  • ————— luxuriant, not necessary to support large animals, 85
  • Ventana, Sierra, 107
  • Verbena melindres, 40
  • Villa Vicencio, 331
  • Virgularia Patagonica, 99, 202
  • Volcanic bombs, 493
  • ———— islands, 8
  • ———— phenomena, 311
  • Volcanos near Chiloe, 273, 275, 291, 310
  • ————, their presence determined by elevation or subsidence, 480
  • Vulturaura, 58, 184, 284
 
  • Waders, first colonists of distant islands, 380
  • Waimate, New Zealand, 421
  • Walckenaer on spiders, 38
  • Walleechu tree, 68
  • Wasps preying on spiders and killed by, 35—38
  • Water-hog, 49
  • Water, sold at Iquique, 362
  • ———, fresh, floating on salt, 39, 458
  • Waterhouse, Mr., on Rodents, 49, 378
  • ——————— on the Niata ox. 146
  • ——————— on the insects of Tierra del Fuego, 238
  • —————————————— of Galalagos, 381, 392
  • Waves, caused by fall of ice, 224, 246
  • ——— from earthquakes, 305, 309
  • Weather, connection with earthquakes, 351
  • Weather-board, N.S. Wales, 437
  • Weeds in New Zealand, imported, 392, 428
  • Weight of large quadrupeds, 87
  • Wellington, Mount, 448
  • Wells, ebbing and flowing, 458
  • —— at Iquique, 364
  • West Indies, banks of, 439
  • —————, coral reefs of, 472, 480
  • —————, zoology of, 132
  • Whales, oil from, 17
  • ——— leaping out of water, 223
  • White, Mr., on spiders, 35
  • Wigwams of Fuegians, 212
  • Williams, Rev., on infectious disorders, 435
  • Winds, dry, in Tierra del Fuego, 231
  • ——— at the Cape Verds, 3
  • ———, cold, on Cordillera, 360
  • ——— on Cordillera, 323
  • Winter's Bark, 235, 281
  • Wolf at the Falklands, 193
  • Wood, Capt., on the Agouti, 70
  • Woollya, 221
 
  • Yaquil, 265
  • Yeso, Valle del, 319
  • York Minster, 208
 
  • Zonotrichia, 52
  • Zoological provinces of N. and S. America, 131
  • Zoology of Galapagos, 377
  • ——— of Keeling Island, 456
  • ——— of Tierra del Fuego, 23G
  • ——— of Chonos Islands, 287
  • ——— of St. Helena, 490
  • Zoophytes, 99
  • ————— at Falkland Islands, 201
  • Zorillo, or skunk, 80
 

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