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Title:   Adventures in Patagonia; A Missionary's Exploring Trip
Author:   Coan, Titus, 1801-1882; Field, Henry Martyn, 1822-1907
Publisher:   New York; Dodd, Mead & Co., Publishers
Language:   English
Date:   1880
Subjects:   Patagonia (Argentina and Chile)--Description and travel, Patagonia (Argentina and Chile), Argentina
Collections:   American Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000528316
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...e 190 CHAPTER XL Farewell to Patagonia 210 CHAPTER XII. Life at the Falkland Islands 221 CHAPTER XIIL Homeward Bound 254 CHAPTER XIV. Mr. Darvvin'.s E... ...rs. He then married, and accompanied by his bride, set sail for the Hawaiian Islands, which through the voyages of whaling ships had become somewhat k... ...were just six months on the voyage, when they came in sight of the beautiful islands which were to be their home for the rest of their days Then began... ...largest Protestantchurch in the world. Mr. Coan and his wife remained on the islands thirty-five years before revisiting their native coun- try. When ... ...e which follows. They returned the following year, and when they reached the Islands were received by the natives with great demonstrations. Here was ... ...reported bound for the Society Islands, and the New Bed- ford vessel for the Sandwich Islands, carrying a cargo of New England rum. Having had no brea...
 
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Title:   The Great Silver River; Notes of a Residence in Buenos Ayres in 1880 and 1881
Author:   Rumbold, Horace, Bart., Sir 1829-1913
Publisher:   London, J. Murray
Language:   English
Date:   1887
Subjects:   Argentina, Buenos Aires (Argentina) -- Description and travel, Uruguay River -- Description and travel
Collections:   American Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000260032
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...er, which, with its numerous creeks and chan- nels and the countless green islands embosomed in its placid waters, is the freshest, most restful spot ... ...were so, and it was too absurd to see the incorrigible B ply them with ham sandwiches, with mustard half an inch thick, which they swallowed with wate... ...At a bend in the stream we came upon a wide reach, studded with low wooded islands, which closed in the prospect and imparted to the fast-flowing rive... ...the western bank we passed up a narrow channel be- tween it and one of the islands in search of some woodcutters' huts. Here we slackened our speed, a... .... The bosom of these mysterious waters is said to be covered with floating islands, which, on examination, would no doubt be found to be acres of reed... ...Africa. In the Indian THE GREAT SILVER RIVER [CHAP. xi. imagination these islands were peopled by a race of elves or fairies, whose habitations, says...
 
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Title:   The Wilds of Patagonia; A Narrative of the Swedish Expedition to Patagonia, Tierra Del Fuego and the Falkland Islands in 1907-1909
Author:   Skottsberg, Carl Johan Fredrik, 1880-1963
Publisher:   New York; Macmillan Publishers Ltd.
Language:   English
Date:   1911
Subjects:   Patagonia (Argentina and Chile) -- Description and travel, Falkland Islands -- Description and travel, Argentina
Collections:   American Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0001403441
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...E OF THE SWEDISH EXPEDITION TO PATAGONIA TIERRA DEL FUEGO AND THE FALKLAND ISLANDS IN 19a7-1909 BY CARL SKOTTSBERG, D.Sc, etc. NEW YORK THE MACMILLAN ... ...gHsh readers. AVe spent part of the time in a British colony, the Falkland Islands, where His Excellency the Governor, Mr. W. L. AUardyce, C.M.G., and... ...could to promote our success. We are also greatly indebted to the Falkland Islands Company Ltd., to its director in London, Mr. F. E. Cobb, as well as... ...sala, 1911 CONTENTS PREFACE Page vii CHAPTER I THE COASTS OF THE FALKLAND ISLANDS We leave Sweden : Visits to Buenos Aires and Montevideo : Arrive at... ...ve Sweden : Visits to Buenos Aires and Montevideo : Arrive at the Falkland Islands : Position : Port Stanley and its Social Life : Com- munications : ... ...e colony now including, besides the Falklands and South Georgia, the South Sandwich Islands, South Orkneys, South Shetlands, and Graham's Land. The re... ...e called ; in this respect Juan Fernandez is perhaps only surpassed by the Sandwich Islands. About 65 per cent, of the total number of vascular plants... ... sunken mountain-fold, runningfrom the Andes over South Georgia, the South Sandwiches and Orkneys, to Graham Land. The geological survey to a certain ... ...en's stout figure appeared ; I had heard that after his visit to the South Sandwich Islands, he had been taken seriously ill. Now he looked himself ag...
 
       
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