Geological Observations on the Volcanic Islands and Parts of South America Visited During the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle,
Darwin's biological studies on the 'Beagle' are justly famous but he also spent a huge amount of time and effort investigating and documenting the ... Show synopsis Darwin's biological studies on the 'Beagle' are justly famous but he also spent a huge amount of time and effort investigating and documenting the geological formations that he encountered on his journey. This volume brings together his detailed observations on volcanic islands and South America and is still a wonderful sourcebook of material as well as offering further insights into the life and work of a celebrated and meticulous scientist. This is a facsimile reprint of a good quality scan - there may be a few places where very small text is hard to read. The original illustrations and plates are included (in black and white).