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INDEX.


  • Scorpions, cannibals, 165
  • Scoresby, Mr., on effects of snow on rocks, 318
  • Scrope, Mr., on earthquakes, 352
  • Scytalopus fuscus, 237, 289
  • Sea, open, inhabitants of, 162
  • ——, phosphorescence of, 162
  • ——, distant noise of, 29.5
  • Sea-pen. habits of, 99, 202
  • Sea-weed, growth of, 239
  • Seals, number of, 284
  • Seeds transported by sea, 392, 454
  • Serpulæ, protecting reef, 498
  • Shark killed by Diodon, 14
  • Shaw, Dr., on lion's flesh, 116
  • Sheep, infected, 436
  • Shelley, lines on Mont Blanc, 168
  • Shells, land, in great numbers, 347
  • —————, at St. Helena, 488
  • Shells, fossil, of Cordillera, 321
  • ——— of Galapagos, 390
  • ——— elevated, 83, 130, 171, 254, 344, 369
  • ———, tropical forms of, far south, 243
  • ———, decomposition of, with salt, 369
  • Shepherd's dogs, 149
  • Shingle-bed of Patagonia, 75, 171
  • Siberia compared with Patagonia, 67
  • ———, zoology of, related to North America, 132
  • Siberian animals, how preserved in ice, 250
  • ———————, food necessary during their existence, 89
  • Silicified trees, 333, 353
  • Silurian formations at Falkland Islands, 196
  • Silurus, habits of, 136
  • Skunks, 80
  • Slavery, 20, 24, 499
  • Smelling power of carrion-hawks, 184
  • Smith, Dr. Andrew, on the support of large quadrupeds, 85
  • ————————, on perforated pebbles, 149
  • Snake, venomous, 96
  • Snow-line on Cordillera, 244, 322, 325
  • Snow, effects of on rocks, 318
  • ——, prismatic structure of, 325
  • ——, red, 322
  • Society, state of in La Plata, 41, 157
  • Society, state of, in Australia, 443
  • ——— Archipelago, 402
  • ———, volcanic phenomena at, 475, 481
  • Soda, nitrate of, 362
  • ——, sulphate of, 78
  • Soil, frozen, 88, 248
  • Spawn on surface of sea, 17
  • Species, distribution of, 131, 363
  • ———, extinction of, 174
  • Spiders, habits of, 35–38
  • ———, gossamer, 159
  • ——— killed by and killing wasps, 35 to 37
  • ——— on Keeling Island, 456
  • ——— on St. Paul's, 10
  • Springs, hot, 263
  • Stevenson, Mr., on growth of seaweed, 239
  • Stinging animals, 464
  • St. Helena, 486
  • —————, introduction of spirits into, 412
  • ————— Fé, 129
  • ————— Jago, C. Verds, 1
  • —————, unhealthiness of, 366
  • ————— Jago, Chile, 262
  • ————— Maria, elevated, 307, 310
  • ————— Paul's rocks, 8
  • Stones perforated, 149, 267
  • ——— transported in roots, 461
  • Storm, 217, 281
  • ——— in Cordillera, 324, 360
  • Streams of stones at Falkland Islands, 197
  • Strongylus, 32
  • Struthio Rhea. 4.3, 89
  • ——— Darwinii, 92
  • Strzelecki, Count, 448
  • Suadiva atoll, 466
  • Subsidence of coral reefs, 467 to 482
  • ————— of Keeling Island, 475
  • ————— of Patagonia, 172
  • ————— of coast of Peru, 369
  • ————— of Cordillera, 321, 333
  • ————— of Coasts of Chile, 344
  • ————— of Vanikoro, 475
  • ————— of coral reefs great in amount, 479
  • —————, cause of distinctness in Tertiary epochs, 344
  • Sulphate of lime, 66, 171, 369
  • ————— soda incrusting the ground, 78