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Voyage of discovery in the South Sea, and to Behring's Straits, in search of a north-east passage, undertaken in the years 1815, 16, 17, and 18 in the ship Rurick by Otto von Kotzebue

Conjectures concerning the cause, and observations upon the phaenomena of earthquakes : particularly of that great earthquake of the first of November 1755, which proved so fatal to the city of Lisbon, and whose effects were felt as far as Africa, and more or less throughout almost all Europe by John Michell

Extracts from a journal, written on the coasts of Chili, Peru, and Mexico, in the years 1820, 1821, 1822 by Basil Hall

Observations made during a voyage round the world, [i.e. that made under the Command of Captain Cook in 1772-75.] on physical geography, natural history, and ethic philosophy, etc. by Johann Reinhold Forster

Narrative of a voyage to the Pacific and Beering's strait, to co-operate with the polar expeditions: performed in His Majesty's ship Blossom, under the command of Captain F.W. Beechey ... in the years 1825, 26, 27, 28 by Frederick William Beechey

Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of the New Continent during the years 1799-1804, by A. de Humboldt and A. Bonpland; with maps, plans ... written in French by A. de H., and translated into English by H. M. Williams by Alexander von Humboldt

The animal kingdom arranged in conformity with its organization . . . with additional descriptions of all the species hitherto named, and of many not before noticed. by Georges Cuvier

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CollectionsYour library (127), Inconclusive Titles (16), All collections (127)


TagsVoyages & Travels (50), Geology (21), Zoology (14), South America (11), Natural History (10), Biology (9), Geography (6), Brazil (5), Maps & Atlases (4), Chile (4) — see all tags

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About meThe H.M.S. Beagle, most famous for its second voyage (1831-1836), on which Charles Darwin served as naturalist. Launched in May 1820, the Beagle had a long career before being broken up in 1870.

More information at Wikipedia.

About my libraryThis library is based on the Darwin Project's Books on the Beagle reconstruction of the library aboard the HMS Beagle complied "from the Beagle correspondence, CD’s diary, field notebooks, and the extensive zoological and geological notes."

See their page for further information about the books, the ship, and the notations in this catalog.



Real nameH.M.S. Beagle

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Member sinceMar 3, 2010

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