The Naturalist in Nicaragua

The Naturalist in Nicaragua

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The best of all natural history journals which have ever been published.--Charles Darwin, 1874. Beautifully illustrated and a pleasure to read, this classic book describes the geography, geology, ecology, flora, fauna, and native inhabitants of Nicaragua in the nineteenth century. Many of Belt's detailed and accurate observations were not confirmed until decades later--for example, the fact that certain plants have standing armies of ants that defend them.Stone. Hatchets. 35. away a€” the one from San Carlos, the other from Castillo; but neither could succeed in reaching home, ... I was fortunate enough to obtain a rude stone hatchet, set in a stone-cut wooden handle: it was firmly fixed in a hole made in ... a hole in the axe head; he jammed the head into a hole in the handle.

Title:The Naturalist in Nicaragua
Author:Thomas Belt
Publisher:The Minerva Group, Inc. - 2002-06-01


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