The Voyage of the Beagle / Edition 1

The Voyage of the Beagle / Edition 1

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by Charles Darwin
     
 

The Beagle departed from England for Patagonia in 1831 on a voyage to map the coast of South America. Charles Darwin, the ship's naturalist, began the voyage with scientific and theological objections to the notion of evolution but concluded the journey with the publication of this work detailing the concept of natural selection. This is an unabridged republication of… See more details below

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The Beagle departed from England for Patagonia in 1831 on a voyage to map the coast of South America. Charles Darwin, the ship's naturalist, began the voyage with scientific and theological objections to the notion of evolution but concluded the journey with the publication of this work detailing the concept of natural selection. This is an unabridged republication of the edition published by P. F. Collier and Son Corp., New York, 1909. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781573927734
Publisher:
Prometheus Books
Publication date:
11/28/1999
Series:
Great Minds Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
547
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introductionxv
Preface
Chapter 1St. Jago--Cape de Verd Islands1
Chapter 2Rio de Janeiro16
Chapter 3Maldonado34
Chapter 4Rio Negro to Bahia Blanca55
Chapter 5Bahia Blanca71
Chapter 6Bahia Blanca to Buenos Ayres93
Chapter 7Buenos Ayres and St. Fe108
Chapter 8Banda Oriental and Patagonia125
Chapter 9Santa Cruz, Patagonia, and the Falkland Islands156
Chapter 10Tierra Del Fuego180
Chapter 11Strait of Magellan--Climate of the Southern Coasts204
Chapter 12Central Chile224
Chapter 13Chiloe and Chonos Islands242
Chapter 14Chiloe and Concepcion: Great Earthquake259
Chapter 15Passage of the Cordillera279
Chapter 16Northern Chile and Peru300
Chapter 17Galapagos Archipelago331
Chapter 18Tahiti and New Zealand358
Chapter 19Australia383
Chapter 20Keeling Island:--Coral Formations402
Chapter 21Mauritius to England429

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