Beagle voyage

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  • plymouth england

    plymouth england
    Charles Darwin voyages on a hms beagle voyage at the age of 22 . as the ship captains assistant. Darwin is shocked at the amount of sea sickness he is enduring.
  • cape verde islands

    Darwin is shocked at his first observation. it dawned on him that he might perhaps write a book on the geology of the various countries he visited, and this made thrill with delight
  • crossing the equator

    crossing the equator
    Darwin crossed the equator and has undergone the disagreeable operation of being shaved... the constable blindfolded him and thus lead along, buckets of what were thundered all around; he was then placed on a plank which could be easily titled up into a large bath of water... the whole ship was a shower bath
  • salvador brazil

    salvador brazil
    Darwin explores Brazilian rainforests for the first time. he first saw a tropical forest in all its subline grandeur. he is amazed by the experienced. the general luxuriance of the vegetation bears the victory, the elegance of the grasses.
  • punta alta, Argentina

    Darwin was intrigued by the giant fossils he sees. Darwin was lucky to find fossil bones some of the animals must have been great dimensions. he was sure that many of them are quite new
  • tierra del fuego, Argentina

    tierra del fuego, Argentina
    Captain Robert Fitz roy repatriates three native people he had brought to England on a previous voyage. Fitzroy attempts to start a Christian mission, which fails dangerously.
  • farklands islands

    Darwin finds the barren, windswept Falkland islands desolate and wretched . but he perks up when he cracks open some primitive looking rocks and finds fossils. The falklands were full of brachiopods- two shelled animals once among the most abundant organisms on earth.
  • rio negro, Argentina

    rio negro, Argentina
    Darwin explores the fertile lowland areas, known as pampas with the local people or "guachos". there is high enjoyment in the independence of the guacho life - to be able at any moment.
  • galapagos islands

    Darwin finds many species of plants, birds and tortoises unique to the Galapagos islands, but they seem mysteriously related to mainland species
  • sydney australia

    sydney australia
    on arrival in Sydney cove, darwins first feeling was to congratulate himself that he was born an Englishman. marveling at marsupials, Darwin wonders why there is a completely different set of mammals in Australia
  • cocos island

    darwing studies coral reefs growing around islands to test his theory of atoll formation. he was glad he visited these islands; such formations surely rank high amongst the wonderful objects of this world.
  • mauritius

    Darwin took a quiet walk along the sea coast to the north of the town; the plain is there quite uncultivated, consisting of a field of black lava smoothed over with coarse grass and brushes
  • cape town, south africa

    the table mountain ; this great mass of horizontally stratified sandstone rises quite close behind the town to a height of 3500 feet says Darwin.
  • Falmouth england

    Falmouth england
    Darwin reached home where he said his head is quite confused with so much delight (the beagle ship was only 27m, 90 ft long, and carried 74 people, and 22 clocks, in very close quarters)
  • bahia and pernambuco,south america

    in the jungles of south America Darwin discovers many incredible creatures. however, both homesick and seasick, he is dismayed when the beagle makes an unscheduled detour to make additional longitude measurements.
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    chiloe island, chile

    darwim sees mount osoma erupt while on the island of chiloe and experiences the earthquake in the woods near Valdivia. Seeing the aftermath of the earthquake affected him tremendously.