Title:Darwin and the Beagle
An account of Darwin's five-year expedition, as a naturalist on board HMS Beagle, illustrated from contemporary sources. When HMS Beagle sailed out of Plymouth in 1831 on survey, she carried a naturalist named Charles Darwin, who had been fortuitously appointed at the age of 22. Everything Darwin encountered on the voyage, from the primitive people of Tierra del Fuego to the famous finches of Galapagos Islands, from earthquakes and eruptions to fossil seashells gathered at 12000 feet in the Andes, contributed to his subversive conclusions in The Origin of Species and changed the course of human thought...
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