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Identifier: CC-OldLibrary-STAN1.14
Date: Undated
Name: Stanbury David
Attributed title: New Worlds Document detailing Beagle's surveying activities along the coast of South America and Charles Darwin's first experience of the tropical forest at Bahia. Description of Robert FitzRoy's grand dinner on board the Beagle and the heated discussion on salvery. Charles Darwin makes an excursion to look at geological features, local flora and fauna during surveys of the coastline at Abrolhos Bank, San Salvadore and Bahia. As the Beagle approaches Rio several crew members describe the wreck of the frigate Thetis and her cargo of 900,000 dollars at Cape Frio.
Description: Christ's College, Cambridge
Document type: Note


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