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Title:FitzRoy of the Beagle
The name of FitzRoy has always been associated in the public mind with Darwin and the voyages of the Beagle. The young Charles Darwin was considered lucky to be accepted as naturist to a survey expedition under the command of such a promising and capable naval officer. FitzRoy rose to the rank of Vice-Admiral, and was elected to Parliament, and appointed as Governor of New Zealand. But his most notable achievements were professional, whether as brilliant naval surveyor, inventor of the FitzRoy barometer, or head of the first national meterorological service...
Second hand Hardback