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rature from the torried to the frigid. The sea coast to an interior elevation of two thousand feet above the sea is the tierras calientes or hot region, with a mean temperature of 77 degrees. The region above that to five thousand feet above the sea is the ras templadas, or temperate region, with a mean temperature of 68 degrees; and the third elevation to the line of perpetual snow is the tierras frias, or cold region. The city of Mexico is within this last, 7,400 feet above the ocean. Humboldt says that in the ascent from Mexico the climates succeed each other in layers, and the traveller passes in review in the course of two days the tropical plants and the princess of the Arctic regions. A country with so diversified a temperature and soil as Mexico will produce everything known to the agriculturist. Her productions, however, may be considered chiefly cotton, coffee, tobacco, indigo, flax, hemp, vanilla, jalap, and cochineal. Sugar might also be produced. Dye-woods, mah