RECORD: Darwin, C. R. Humboldt Personal narrative VI: 586, 25; Notebook RN pp 84, 105, 124. CUL-DAR42.117v Transcribed by John van Wyhe (Darwin Online,

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

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Humboldt vol VI p. 5861

thinks Tertiary formation of Cumana belongs to West Indian group

p. 25. "Santiago Note book".2 some remarks about shoaling of harbours

Elevation. N. America. R. N. p. 843

Elevation N. of Lima R N. p 105 from Ulloa

Elevation Demerara R. N. p 124

[The three numerical calculations on this page have not been transcribed.]

1 Humboldt 1819-29, vol. 6, pp. 585-6.

2 Santiago notebook, p. 114 (Darwin's page 25).

3 Red notebook, p. 54 etc.

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