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Naturalist in the River

The Life and Early Writings of Alfred Russel Wallace

by William Bryant

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The Amazon River Coming a close second after the Nile as the world’s longest river, the Amazon River sets the record in terms of the sheer volume of water that it carries – a mind-boggling average discharge of , m 3 /sec of water. 2 It is estimated that approximately one-sixth of all fresh water that drains into the world's oceans goes through the km-wide delt of the Amazon.


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The Naturalist on the River Amazons Language: English: LoC Class: QH: Science: Natural history: Subject: Natural history -- Amazon River Valley Subject: Bates, Henry Walter, -- Travel -- Amazon River Valley Subject: Indians of South America -- Brazil -- Social life and customs Subject: Amazon River Valley -- Description and travel.

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The naturalist on the River Amazon. London: John Murray, Two volumes. 8vo. viii, [ii], ; vi, pp. FIRST EDITION. Separate frontispieces, 7 full-page illustrations plus numerous text illustrations and 1 folding map. Henry Walter Bates was an English naturalist and explorer who gave the first scientific account of mimicry in animals.

He was most famous for his expedition to the rainforests of the Amazon with Alfred Russel Wallace, which took place between and Upon returning home eleven years after his departure, Bates wrote down his findings.

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Sign in to Purchase : Narrative Press, The. The Naturalist on the River Amazons book. Read 16 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Charles Darwin encouraged Bates to write this b /5. distinct province. It formerly constituted a section, capitania, or governorship of the Portuguese colony.

Originally it was well peopled by Indians, varying much in social condition according to their tribe, but all exhibiting the same general physical characters, which are those of the American red man, somewhat modified by long residence in an equatorial forest country.

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by Henry Walter Bates and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Arrival—Aspect of the country—the Pará River—First walk in the Suburbs of Pará—Free Negroes—Birds, Lizards, and Insects of the Suburbs—Leaf-cutting Ant—Sketch of the climate, history, and present condition of Pará.

In Amazon River: Early European exploration. His book The Naturalist on the River Amazons, originally published in two volumes inis still regarded as one of the great classics on the Amazon official expedition was sent from the United States to Amazonia in the midth century; in in Washington, Read More.

The Naturalist on the River Amazons by Henry Walter Bates Part 3 out of 9. homepage; Index of The Naturalist on the River Amazons; Previous part (2) Next part (4) saw the Santa Rosa, a mere speck in the offing miles away, tacking down river with a fine breeze.

I was now in a fix, for it. I embarked at Liverpool, with Mr. Wallace, in a small trading vessel, on the 26th of April, ; and, after a swift passage from the Irish Channel to the equator, arrived, on the 26th of May, off Salinas. This is the pilot-station for vessels bound to Pará, the only port of entry to the vast region watered by the Amazons.

It is a small village, formerly a missionary settlement of the Jesuits. The Naturalist On The River Amazons | This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

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This endless diversity, the coolness of the air, the varied and strange forms of vegetation, the entire freedom from mosquitos and other pests, and even the solemn gloom and silence, combined to make my rambles through it always pleasant as well as profitable.

Such places are paradises to a naturalist, and if he be of a contemplative turn. The Naturalist on the River Amazons, subtitled A Record of the Adventures, Habits of Animals, Sketches of Brazilian and Indian Life, and Aspects of Nature under the Equator, during Eleven Years of Travel, is an book by the British naturalist Henry Walter Bates about his expedition to the Amazon Basin.

Beetles were certainly much lower in the proportion of individuals to species than they are in England, and this led us to the conclusion that the ants and termites here must perform many of the functions in nature which in temperate climates are the office of Coleoptera. The story of two college friends on a wilderness canoe trip—of a friendship tested by fire, white water, and violence Wynn and Jack have been best friends since freshman orientation, bonded by their shared love of mountains, books, and fishing.

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homepage; Index of The Naturalist on the River Amazons; Previous part (1) Next part (3) A few words on the aboriginal population of the Para estuary will not be out of place here. The banks of.

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This edition published in by J. Murray in London. The Naturalist on the River Amazons was published in and catalogues a wondrous range of natural life in vivid description and detail. But Bates' book is much more than a scientist's log, his remarkable dedication to the challenges of exploration and his deep appreciation of the beauty and rhythms of the world of river and rainforest shine.

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homepage; Index of The Naturalist on the River Amazons; Previous part (6) Next part (8) myself bear exposure to the sun or unusually hot weather quite as well as the Indians, although not well-fitted by nature.

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The Naturalist on the River Amazons by Henry Walter Bates Part 5 out of 9. homepage; Index of The Naturalist on the River Amazons; Previous part (4) Next part (6) about a hundred men, women, and children in the procession.

Many of the men were dressed in the magnificent feather crowns, tunics, and belts, manufactured by the. This review is transcluded from Talk:The Naturalist on the River Amazons/ edit link for this section can be used to add comments to the review. Reviewer: Cwmhiraeth (talk contribs)10 June (UTC) I will take on this review and will examine the article in detail shortly.The Naturalist on the River Amazons by Henry Walter Bates Part 6 out of 9.

homepage; Index of The Naturalist on the River Amazons; Previous part (5) Next part (7) while Jose and I worked daily in the woods, I set them to make a montaria under John Aracu's directions. The first day a suitable.The naturalist on the River Amazon by BATES, Henry Walter and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at