Chatham Island


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Chatham Island

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(Placename) a former name for San Cristóbal1
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In the morning (17th) we landed on Chatham Island, which, like the others, rises with a tame and rounded outline, broken here and there by scattered hillocks, the remains of former craters.
The Beagle sailed round Chatham Island, and anchored in several bays.
In the first part of the road we passed through leafless thickets, as in Chatham Island.
Although no one has a right to speculate without distinct facts, yet even with respect to the Chatham Island mouse, it should be borne in mind, that it may possibly be an American species imported here; for I have seen, in a most unfrequented part of the Pampas, a native mouse living in the roof of a newly built hovel, and therefore its transportation in a vessel is not improbable: analogous facts have been observed by Dr.
When I landed at Chatham Island, I could not imagine what animal travelled so methodically along well-chosen tracks.
Now let us suppose the mocking-thrush of Chatham Island to be blown to Charles Island, which has its own mocking-thrush: why should it succeed in establishing itself there?
There is no permanent GP but one spends two to three months on the island, and then the same time away and a recently retired GP has settled on Chatham Island and is doing some work.
Many years ago I came across a Chatham Island Birch, which grows straight up almost like a bamboo cane.
The resident health survey was adapted (and shortened for participant acceptability) from the 2005 Chatham Island Focus survey (Ministry of Health, 2005).
In terms of their trace metal accumulation patterns, Chatham Island and Paterson Inlet scallops were more similar than the other New Zealand sites (ANOVA, post hoc tests and Brown-Forsythe F statistic).
The New Zealand Maori and Chatham Island Moriori have separate chapters of their own in Part 3, which, given the differences between temperate and tropical Polynesia and the more extensive knowledge of the Maori, is understandable.

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