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" The inhabitants, living chiefly upon shell-fish, are obliged constantly to change their place of residence; but they return at intervals to the same spots, as is evident from the piles of old shells, which must often amount to many tons in weight. These... "
Pre-historic Times: As Illustrated by Ancient Remains, and the Manners and ... - Page 189
by Sir John Lubbock - 1865 - 512 pages
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The Wesleyan juvenile offering

Wesleyan Methodist missionary society - 1848
...from whence Jemmy Button and the others had been taken. They landed first at a cove called Wigwam; the inhabitants, living chiefly upon shell-fish, are...intervals to the same spots, as is evident from the piles of old shells, which must often amount to many tons in weight. These heaps can be distinguished...
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The Englishman's magazine of literature, religion,science and art

1865
...without any domestic animal save the dog; to them, as to the modern Fuegian, life was a hard struggle ; " the inhabitants living chiefly upon shell-fish, are...shells, which must often amount to some tons in weight. . . . Whenever it is low water, they must rise to pick shell-fish from the rocks ; and the women, winter...
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Annual Report

Science - 1865
...Darwin saw shell-heaps in the island of Terra del Fuego. He says : "The inhabitants, living chiefly npon shell-fish, are obliged constantly to change their...intervals to the same spots, as is evident from the pjlea of old shells, which must often amount to many tons in weight. These heaps can bo distinguished...
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Pre-historic Phases: Or, Introductory Essays on Pre-historic Archæology

Hodder Michael Westropp - Antiquities, Prehistoric - 1872 - 202 pages
...and then thrown away. Darwin thus describes this custom among the inhabitants of Tierra del Fuego. " The inhabitants, living chiefly upon shell-fish, are...shells, which must often amount to some tons in weight." A like custom has given origin to similar shell heaps in different countries. They are numerous in...
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Journal of Researches Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries ...

Charles Darwin - Beagle Expedition - 1873 - 519 pages
...neighbourhood might be so called with equal propriety. The inhabitants, living chiefly upon shell -fish, are obliged constantly to change their place of residence;...intervals to the same spots, as is evident from the piles of old shells, which must often amount to many tons in weight. These heaps can be distinguished...
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St. Nicholas, Volume 11, Part 1

Children's literature - 1884
...have often a hard, and at times an unsuccessful, struggle for existence. Darwin thus speaks of it: " The inhabitants, living chiefly upon shell-fish, are...constantly to change their place of residence, but return at intervals to the same spot. * * * At night, five or six of them, unprotected from the wind...
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What Mr. Darwin Saw in His Voyage Round the World in the Ship "Beagle".

Charles Darwin - Beagle Expedition - 1879 - 228 pages
...men in a savage state, as compared with those long civilized? The inhabitants of Tierra del Fuego, living chiefly upon shell-fish, are obliged constantly...they return at intervals to the same spots, as is AUSTRALIAN ABOR1GINES. evident from the piles of old shells, which must often amount to many tons in...
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The Oyster Industry

Ernest Ingersoll - Oyster culture - 1881 - 251 pages
...passages, which give us a vivid and 'probably correct idea of what might have beeu seen on the Danish shore long, long ago: The inhabitants, living chiefly upon...of old shells, which must often amount to some tons iu weight. These heaps can be distinguished at a long distance by the bright-green color of certain...
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The Oyster Industry

Ernest Ingersoll - Oyster culture - 1881 - 251 pages
...passages, which give us a vivid and probably correct idea of what might have been seen on the Danish shore long, long ago: The inhabitants, living chiefly upon...place of residence ; but they return at intervals to tho same spots, as is evident from the pile of old shells, which must often amount to some tons in...
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Articles on Anthropological Subjects: Contributed to the Annual Report of ...

Charles Rau - Hungary - 1882 - 169 pages
...h'.s voyage round the world Mr. Darwin saw shell-heaps in the island of Tierra del Fuego. He says : " The inhabitants, living chiefly upon shell-fish, are...intervals to the same spots, as is evident from the piles of old shells, which must often amount to many tons in weight. These heaps can be distinguished...
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