In the north, however, the hot lowlands are malarial and unsuited to north European settlement, while the dry, elevated plateaus are celebrated for their healthiness, those of Catamarca having an excellent reputation as a sanatorium for sufferers from pulmonary and bronchial diseases.
The healthiness of the New Zealand climate in all parts is attested by the death-rate, which, varying (1896-1906) from 9 to 10.50 per 1000, is the lightest in the world.
The climate indeed is noted for its healthiness, the chief drawback being dust-storms. The average temperature for the four winter months - May-August - is 49° F.; hard frosts at night are then common.
It is also noted for its healthiness and possesses a large sanatorium much frequented by convalescents from Rio de Janeiro during the hot season.
The village, as it was then, had a reputation for healthiness through its gravel soil and pure atmosphere.
They had probably much to do with the relative healthiness of this district in early times.
Above the sea, and is celebrated for its agreeable temperature, and also for its healthiness in spite of prevailing unsanitary conditions.
Notwithstanding the healthiness of the climate, the death-rate is high, especially in the large cities.
At this time also the maiddn, the park of Calcutta, was formed; and the healthiness of its position induced the European inhabitants gradually to shift their dwellings eastward, and to occupy what is now the Chowringhee quarter.