RECORD: Darwin, C. R. Humboldt Personal narrative VI: 586, 25; Notebook RN pp 84, 105, 124. CUL-DAR42.117v Transcribed by John van Wyhe (Darwin Online,

REVISION HISTORY: Transcribed and edited by John van Wyhe 3.2011. RN1

NOTE: Editorial symbols used in the transcription:
[some text] 'some text' is an editorial insertion
[some text] 'some text' is the conjectured reading of an ambiguous word or passage
[some text] 'some text' is a description of a word or passage that cannot be transcribed
< > word(s) destroyed
<some text> 'some text' is a description of a destroyed word or passage
Text in small red font is a hyperlink or notes added by the editors.

Reproduced with the permission of the Syndics of Cambridge University Library and William Huxley Darwin.


Humboldt vol VI p. 5861

thinks Tertiary formation of Cumana belongs to West Indian group

p. 25. "Santiago Note book".2 some remarks about shoaling of harbours

Elevation. N. America. R. N. p. 843

Elevation N. of Lima R N. p 105 from Ulloa

Elevation Demerara R. N. p 124

[The three numerical calculations on this page have not been transcribed.]

1 Humboldt 1819-29, vol. 6, pp. 585-6.

2 Santiago notebook, p. 114 (Darwin's page 25).

3 Red notebook, p. 54 etc.

This document has been accessed 3004 times

Return to homepage

Citation: John van Wyhe, editor. 2002-. The Complete Work of Charles Darwin Online. (

File last updated 2 July, 2012