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Identifier: CC-OldLibrary-STAN1.31
Date: Undated
Name: Stanbury David
Attributed title: Atlantic Islands Document detailing the Beagle's stop at St Helena in July 1836 for surveying and restocking purposes. Account of Darwin's and Covington's stay on shore, their exploration of the island and visit to Napoleon's tomb. Arrival at Ascension Island on 19 July 1836 and account of letters received by Darwin. Details of trip inland made by Darwin and Covington's Details of the Beagle's return to Bahia in South America to correct readings made on the journey out from England. Darwin and Covington take advantage of this visit to make a return journey inland. Beagle departs for St Jago in the Cape Verde Islands calling at Pernambuco en route the on to Angra in the Azores where Darwin explored the local flora and fauna before departing for home on 24 september 1835.
Description: Christ's College, Cambridge
Document type: Note


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