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The voyage of the Beagle

Author: Charles Darwin
Publisher: Vercelli : White Star ; Exeter : Star Book Sales [distributor], 2006.
Series: Great adventures.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At the end of 1831, a Royal Navy brig, the Beagle, sailed off on a five-year voyage. Among the team was Charles Darwin. This is an account of Darwin's extraordinary human and scientific experience, which gave him the basis for his breakthrough theory of the evolution of species.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Darwin
ISBN: 9788854401761 8854401765 0733316115 9780733316111
OCLC Number: 65204164
Description: 687 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 18 cm.
Contents: St. Jago ; Cape de Verd islands --
Rio de Janeiro --
Maldonado --
Rio Negro to Bahia Blanca --
Bahia Blanca --
Bahia Blanca to Buenos Aires --
Buenos Aires and St. Fe --
Banda Oriental and Patagonia --
Santa Cruz, Patagonia, and the Falkland Islands --
Tierra del Fuego --
Strait of Magellan ; climate of the southern coasts --
Central Chile --
Chiloe and Chonos Islands --
Chiloe and Concepcion: great earthquake --
Passage of the Cordillera --
Northern Chile and Peru --
Galapagos archipelago --
Tahiti and New Zealand --
Australia --
Keeling Island ; coral formations --
Mauritius to England.
Series Title: Great adventures.
Responsibility: Charles Darwin.
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