The Voyage of the Beagle
Publish date: February 3rd 2009
Publisher: National Geographic
Pages no: 496
Edition language: English
The Beagle was sent on a surveying mission by the Royal Navy; initially it was intended to last three years but it was extended to five and the ship circumnavigated the globe. The captain, Fitzroy, wanted a companion on the voyage and through a convoluted series of events, ended up with a youthful D...
'Darwin changed forever our understanding of life on Earth'. Jo Stone-Fewings reads from the journal of his historic voyage.