Then I bade good-bye to the natives, who started off for Funafuti with many expressions of goodwill to their fellow-mutineer.
It will thus be seen that the verdict of Funafuti is clearly and unmistakeably in favour of Darwin's theory.
A year had come and gone, and the Venus again lay at anchor in the broad lagoon of Funafuti.
The Funafuti borings show almost beyond doubt that Polynesia is an area of comparatively recent subsidence.
On an island in the Southern Sea, Funafuti, a deep boring has been made 1,114 ft. deep.
Halimeda grows abundantly over the floor of the lagoon of Funafuti, and has been observed in many other lagoons.