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  • JUAN FERNANDEZ ISLANDS, a small group in the South Pacific Ocean, between 33° and 34° S., 80° W., belonging to Chile and included in the province of Valparaiso.
  • He soon, however, appears to have abandoned his possessions, which were afterwards for many years only visited occasionally by fishermen from the coasts of Chile and Peru.
  • After the establishment of the independence of Chile at the beginning of the 19th century, Juan Fernandez passed into the possession of that country.
  • They are magnificent evergreen trees, with apparently whorled branches, and stiff, flattened, pointed leaves, found in Brazil and Chile, Polynesia and Australia.
  • The name of the genus is derived from Arauco, the name of the district in southern Chile where the trees were first discovered.

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