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Theodore Roosevelt (1858–1919).  Through the Brazilian Wilderness.  1914.

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Rio de Janeiro, 8, 349

Rio Grande do Sul, 219

Rio Kermit, 283, 285, 349

Rio Marciano Avila, 349

Rio Negro, 343

Rio Papagaio, 186, 200, 208; Fiala’s loss on, 221, 340

Rio Sacre, 190, 194

River of Doubt (Rio da Dúvida), 9, 135, 187; preparations for descent of the, 246–248; start down, 249; probable direction of, 262; importance of the, 284; possible course of, 284; formally christened Rio Roosevelt, 286; conjectures as to, 297; losses in rapids of, 307; junction of Rio Cardozo and, 319; is put upon the map, 326, 327; length of the, 339, 342, 349; source of, 349

Rivers, 6, 7, 216; hazards of descending unknown, 221, 309; methods of crossing, 229; 235; courses and outlets of, 237, 238

Robiliard, Mr., 344

Rodéo, or round-up, 105

Rodriguez, Doctor Barboso, 113

Rogaciano, Lieutenant, 117, 119

Rondon, Colonel Candido Mariano da Silva, 8, 9, 51–55; outfit inspected by, 64; 66, 68; characteristics of, 77; 79, 98, 114, 117, 119; explorations of, 132–135; 151–154; people of Matto Grosso befriended by, 156; Indian service of Brazil headed by, 157; Sepotuba River explored and north-western wilderness of Matto Grosso opened by, 157; most important exploring trip of, 158; 171, 181; his stories of past experiences, 184, 187; 188–190, 199 holds a council with the Indians, 200; Utiarity Falls discovered by, 200; gives presents to the Indians, 206; 208, 214; work of, 217; friendship of Nhambiquaras for, 222; 224, 225, 227, 230; early life and education of, 243; 247, 250, 251, 262, 269; his eight months’ exploration, 270; 279, 282, 283, 285; formally christens Rio Roosevelt, 286; 296, 299, 301, 302; trail cut by, 304; 305, 307, 308, 311, 313, 315; his decision as to murderer, 316; 317, 321, 329; reads record of party’s accomplishments, 341; good-by to, 344; 348; Appendix A, 357; charges made against Mr. Savage Landor by, 359–361

Roosevelt, Kermit, 4, 5, 55, 67, 68, 73, 75, 78, 79, 82–84, 93, 114, 117; speed and endurance of, 117–119; 157, 162, 173, 182, 189, 203, 208, 234, 240, 247, 249–251, 260, 263–269, 272, 275; accident befalls, 276; 277, 279, 281–283; river called after, 285; 286, 290, 291, 296, 297, 299, 301, 302; his experience of rope work, 303, 304; 305–308, his bridge-building experience, 310; 311, 313; fever attacks, 317; 319, 324, 328, 329, 338, 339, Appendix B, 369

Roosevelt, Theodore, is invited to attempt descent of unknown river, 8; reception to, 46, 48; Dom João’s gift to, 113; receives silver-mounted saddle and bridle, 170; unknown river formally christened for, 286; injures his leg, 317; has an attack of fever, 317; his illness increases, 328, 329; quotation from Colonel Rondon’s letter to, Appendix A, note, 360; his suggestions for outfits in South American wilderness, 368–370, 392; his report to General Lauro Müller, 393–395

Rope, Appendix B, 376, 377

Rubber-gatherers, 217, 325–327; act as guide, 330; homes of, 331–333; work of, in opening wilderness, 334; 335; hard lives of, 336; adventures of, 338; 350

Saddles, Appendix B, 376

Salto, Bello waterfall, 194; future value of, 195; splendid opportunities for settlement in region of, 195; breakfast at the, 199

São João fazenda, arrival at, 103; near hamlet of, 340, 342

São Lourenço, 113, 121; junction of Paraguay and, 123

São Luis de C&áceres, 8, 123; arrival at, 131; fine government school at, 132; 199

São Paulo, 10, 14, 15, 132

Scents, 168, 252

Scorpion, 311

Sepotuba, the, or River of Tapirs, 136; fine cattle country along, 156; exploration and first maps of, 157; camp beside, 175; 200

Sequoia, 45

Serpents, 311

“Sertão,” or wilderness, 209

Serums, anti-venom, 10, 13–16, Appendix B, 369

“Shenzi,” one of the dogs, 67

Shipton, Major, 247

Sigg, Jacob, 4, 5, 9; motor-boat improvised by, 131; 165, 186, 205; return to Tapirapoan, 207

Simplicio, 275; death of, 276, 277

Skobeloff, 1

Sloth, 343

Smith, Mr. Lord, 29

Snakes, 10–12; poison of, 13–21; some mammals immune to bites of, 22, 23; 137; stories of, 228; 236, 255, 256

Snethlage, Miss, 177, 347

Solimoens, 346

South America, topography of, 6, 7; ceremony of public functions in, 47; Christianity in, 51, 52, 58; education in, 59; mammalia and avifauna of, 70–72; need for work of collector in, 74; rich bird fauna of, 112; field for work of biggame hunter and faunal naturalist in, 120; ferocity of certain small animals in, 173; much exploring work to be done in, 177; two great waterfalls of, 199; impostors among explorers of, 261; early semi-civilizations in, 301; social and industrial development of, Appendix A, 353; travellers in, 353, 357; wilderness work to be done in, 358

Southern Cross, the, 49, 80

Sparrows, 173

Spear, jaguar, 106

Spiders, a colony of, 183, 213, 214, 239

Squirrels, 137

Stilts, 201

Stirrups, ornamental, 106

 

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