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Geological observations on coral reefs, volcanic islands, and on South America: being the geology of the voyage of the Beagle, under the command of Captain Fitzroy, R.N., during the years 1832 to 1836

Creator/Contributor:
Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882, creator
Place Of Origin:
England
London
Publisher:
Smith, Elder & Co.
Creation Date:
1851
Extent:
1 v. (various pagings), [9] folded leaves of plates : ill., maps (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
Digital Format:
Books and documents
Contents:
pt. 1. The structure and distribution of coral reefs -- pt. 2. Geological observations on volcanic islands -- pt. 3. Geological observations on South America.
Subjects:
Beagle Expedition (1831-1836)
Coral reefs and islands
Volcanoes
Geology--South America
Notes:
Originally issued in three separate parts, published in 1842, 1844, and 1846.
"Description of fossil shells / by G.B. Sowerby": pt. 2, p. [153]-160.
"Description of six species of corals, from the Palæozoic formation of Van Diemen's Land / by W. Lonsdale": pt. 2, p. 161-169.
"Description of tertiary fossil shells from South America / by G.B. Sowerby": pt. 3, p. [249]-264.
"Description of secondary fossil shells from South America / by Professor E. Forbes": pt. 3, p. [265]-268.
Attribution:
by Charles Darwin.
Series:
Open Collections Program at Harvard University
Repository:
Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University
Record ID:
990050276250203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990050276250203941/catalog