RECORD: Darwin, C. R. [geological diagrams, watercoloured, Chiloe]. CUL-DAR35.307-309 Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker, edited by John van Wyhe. (Darwin Online,

REVISION HISTORY: Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker, corrections by John van Wyhe 5.2011. RN1

NOTE: This document is the continuation of the description of Chiloe, Dar35.288-304. See a map of Chiloe from Narrative 2. Darwin's time in Chiloé is described in the Beagle diary pp. 280-6.

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line of low water
Base of point
line of low hillocks
40 40 40
5° 10 10
Base of point
line of low water
anticlinal line

NB. Proportions not considered

[separate sketch on right]

W E sea
Section of Hill where 40° dip is visible

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I. White friable soft aluminous stone on West side: II common alternations of sandstone & green slaty clay: III: strata on E side stained with ferruginous substance

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P. Huapacho

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