Hornitos

Word HORNITOS
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Thousands of small cones, from six to nine feet in height, called by the Indians "hornitos," or ovens, issued forth from the Malpays. ❋ William Bingley (1798)

[footnote] See my drawing of the volcano of Jorullo, of its 'hornitos', and of the uplifted 'malpays', in my 'Vues de Cordilleres', pl. xliii., p. 239. ❋ Alexander Von Humboldt (1814)

"hornitos;" the concentric structure of which, as described by Burkart, proves that they were formed in precisely the same manner. ❋ Edward Burnett Tylor (N/A)

[Burckhardt states that during the twenty-four years that have intervened since Baron Humboldt's visit to Jorullo, the 'hornitos' have either wholly disappeared or completely changed their forms. ❋ Alexander Von Humboldt (1814)

However, hornitos are pretty dangerous, you would be seriously injured by one of those pieces hitting you. ❋ Cjohnson (2006)

Until lately, the formation of the great cone of Jorullo was attributed to the same kind of action as the hornitos, but later travellers have established the fact that this is incorrect. ❋ Edward Burnett Tylor (N/A)

Vast chasms opened in the earth, into which the two rivers poured their waters headlong; reappearing afterwards at no great distance from a cluster of hornitos, or small volcanic cones, which sprang out of the mighty mud-torrent that gradually covered the entire plain. ❋ Anonymous (1886)

Orinoco and the Cassiquiare, seeing that M. Bonpland could not prepare his herbal, owing to the continual torment of the mosquitos, invited him to enter their ovens (hornitos). ❋ Unknown (1851)

M. Bonpland, with courage and patience well worthy of praise, dried hundreds of plants, shut up in these hornitos of the Indians. ❋ Unknown (1851)

Indians of the Upper Orinoco and the Cassiquiare, seeing that M. Bonpland could not prepare his herbal, owing to the continual torment of the mosquitos, invited him to enter their ovens (hornitos). ❋ Alexander Von Humboldt (1814)

Burckhardt, on the volcano of Medina, 246; on the hornitos de Jerullo, see note by Translator, 230. ❋ Alexander Von Humboldt (1814)

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