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Cal?tain Bee?hey' s Vol/age. ?1 Miatea ......... Peak on it ......... 143?.3 Trig. m. Beering's Strait.. Cape Lisburn ...... 849 Dip of the sea. Kotzebue Sound.. Chamisso Island .... 231 Ditto, ?Hill N. of Spafarief}. 616 Ditto, " ! Bay ........... J ,fPeak with a hole? Society Islands.. t (Eimeo) ........ j 404.1 Trig. m. San Francisco... Angel 7_sland ....... 900.7 Barometer. ,, Deviation (Baibones) 378.3 Trig. m. ,, Yerba Buena Island 513. $ Ditto. ? Hill at Yerba Buena? " ! Cove .......... j 467.2 Ditto. Island of Assump- ][ Summit tion, Ladrones. j of the Cone 2096 Ditto. �BotelTobago Xima Peak at W. Angle.. 1817 Base at sea. ,, Peak at N.E. Angle exceeded this altitude by about 30 feet. Leo Cboe ....... Onnodake Mount.... 1089 Trig. m. ,, Abbey Point ....... 98.4 Dip of the horizon. ,, Kumi Head ........ 99.8 Ditto. .f Villeuchinski (Sugar-? Petropaulskl .... t Loaf) .......... J 7374 . Trig. m. f I 149.2?Tng ' operation on ?Avatcha Mountain, ?11alloj shore. " ].N. by E. of the town Li 149 Cape Lisburn .... Flint Station ....... $49.3 Dipof the horizon. (Hill N. of Spafarief } Kotzebue Sound. l Bay ............ a la Ditto. ,, Chamisso Island .... 231 DitW. Port Clarence... High Snowy Mountain 2596 Trig. m. San Bias ....... Commandanfs House 141 Dip of the horizon. ?621a] Trig. m. ,, San Juan Paps ...... [6230j Calima Mount ...................... 1200.3 Ditto. FossxL Bos?.s.--The supposed discovery of fossil bones im- bedded in the ice of Escholtz Bay, in West Georgia, had excited much interest among naturalists, both on account of the antiquity which it gave to ice formations, and the light which such a dis- 0?overy was calculated to throw on the state of the climate of the arctic regions at the time when they were thickly inhabited by genera of the largest quadrupeds. But (as before observed) the visit of the Blossom to these shores has demonstrated that the su osed ice formation is only a casing occurring on the face of a chff, of from twenty to eighty feet in height, and rising inland to a rounded rahge of hills, between four and five hundred feet above the sea. The geegnostic structure of these cliffs i? a bluish-coloured mud or clay, corresponding in character to our Dig,tiz?d by Google