Charles Darwins The Voyage of the Beagle: Charles Darwin

ISBN: 9780760765388

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Charles Darwins The Voyage of the Beagle:  by  Charles Darwin

Charles Darwins The Voyage of the Beagle: by Charles Darwin
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Well may we affirm that every part of the world is habitable! Whether lakes of brine, or those subterranean ones hidden beneath volcanic mountains#151-warm mineral springs#151-the wide expanse and depths of the ocean#151-the upper regions of theMoreWell may we affirm that every part of the world is habitable! Whether lakes of brine, or those subterranean ones hidden beneath volcanic mountains#151-warm mineral springs#151-the wide expanse and depths of the ocean#151-the upper regions of the atmosphere, and even the surface of perpetual snow#151-all support organic beings.br#151-Charles DarwinbrbrHMS IBeagle/I put out of Devonport dockyard, England, on December 27, 1831, and one of the most extraordinary voyages in history was under way.

Aboard was a highly skilled crew of surveyors, set to chart key coastlines for the British Admiralty#151-and a raw and inexperienced naturalist named Charles Darwin. This fairly obscure twenty-two year old had not been the first choice to accompany the IBeagle/I expedition. Yet his experiences and insights reverberate to this day.brbrFor a mind like Darwins, open to fresh impressions, alert to their every implication, it was an exhilarating journey.

Here is his detailed account of a five-year expedition that was as powerful emotionally and spiritually as it was scientifically- the formative moment of one of modernitys greatest minds.brbrThese journals capture the first sensations of standing on a sun-seared volcanic island in mid-Atlantic- or plunging through a Brazilian rain forest undefaced by the hand of man.

Here are his awestruck reactions to the plains of Patagonia, the heights and abysses of the Andes and the extraordinary world-within-a-world he found in the Gal



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