The importance of the χειρονομία or hand-movement is indicated by Ovid:—“Si vox est, canta; si mollia brachia, salta.”
This it did in salta by giving it fevers and venomous snakes.
salta and Jujuy have a much moister climate, and have no less than 570 and 740 millimetres of rain annually.
In other places, as at salta and San Juan, it is still going on.
Meanwhile the guerilla bands in southern Bolivia and the Argentines in salta had been more successful.
Frost prevents the harvesting of sugar-cane at salta, at a height of 4,000 feet.
The salta line was continued in 1908 to the Bolivian tableland.
This species was met with by Durnford near salta in June 1878.
Gemes, a town of two thousand inhabitants is the junction for salta and for Jujuy.
Examples of this species were obtained by Durnford in Tucuman and salta.