RECORD: Darwin, C. R. Humboldt Personal narrative VII: 52. CUL-DAR42.100 Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker. (Darwin Online,

REVISION HISTORY: Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker, edited by Rookmaaker and John van Wyhe 3.2011. RN1

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Vol. VII. p. 52. Pers. Narr:1

This tertiary formation (talking a calcareous agglomerate of Cuba.) no doubt belongs to that of the coast of Cumana, Carthagena and the great land of Guadaloupe, of which I have spoken in my geognostic table

The Pot. labiata2 certainly found with the Mactra at Buenos Ayres (copied)

1 Humboldt 1819-1829, vol. 7, p. 52.

2 Potamomya labiata. This sentence is found in Notebook A CUL-DAR127, page 37e. See Fossil mammalia.

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