Darwin's Voyage

  • Beginning of the Journey

    Charles Darwin joined Captain FitzRoy on the HMS beagle as the captain's assistant for a trip around the world.
  • Cape Verde Islands

    Darwin made his first observations and he was exhilarated.
  • Crossing the Equator

    Charles Darwin was shaved and blindfolded.
  • Salvador, Brazil

    Charles Darwin explored Brazillian rainforests for the first time. He was amazed by all that he saw.
  • Punta Alta, Argentina

    Charles Darwin observed many fossils of species that are probably undiscovered.
  • Tierra del Fuego, Argentina

    FitzRoy tried to start a Christian mission, but it failed horribly.
  • Falkland Islands

    Darwin saw a desolate island, but then perked up when he found fossils.
  • Rio Negro, Argentina

    Darwin explored the fetile Pampas and met natives.
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    Chiloé Island, Chile

    Mount Osomo errupted while Darwin was on the island. He felt the earthquake and stated that it did more damage than 100 years of wear and tear.
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    Galapagos Islands

    Darwin found many Galapagos-exclusive species and noticed that they were similar to mainland species. He was intrigued by the giant tortoises. When he returned to London with many different bird specimens, they turned out to be all finches.