The Voyage of the Beagle

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The Voyage of the Beagle is the title most commonly given to the book written by Charles Darwin and published in 1839 as his Journal and Remarks, bringing him considerable fame and respect.wikipedia
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Second voyage of HMS Beagle

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Journal and Remarks covers Darwin's part in the second survey expedition of the ship HMS Beagle.
By the end of the expedition, Darwin had already made his name as a geologist and fossil collector, and the publication of his journal which became known as The Voyage of the Beagle gave him wide renown as a writer.

Charles Darwin

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The Voyage of the Beagle is the title most commonly given to the book written by Charles Darwin and published in 1839 as his Journal and Remarks, bringing him considerable fame and respect.
His five-year voyage on established him as an eminent geologist whose observations and theories supported Charles Lyell's conception of gradual geological change, and publication of his journal of the voyage made him famous as a popular author.

HMS Beagle

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Journal and Remarks covers Darwin's part in the second survey expedition of the ship HMS Beagle.
He gained fame by publishing his diary journal, best known as The Voyage of the Beagle, and his findings played a pivotal role in the formation of his scientific theories on evolution and natural selection.

Inception of Darwin's theory

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On his return, he wrote the book based on these notes, at a time when he was first developing his theories of evolution through common descent and natural selection.
He was given an allowance from his father to become a gentleman naturalist rather than a clergyman, and his first tasks were to find suitable experts to describe his collections, write out his Journal and Remarks, and present papers on his findings to the Geological Society of London.

Saint Peter and Saint Paul Archipelago

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On the morning of February 16, 1832, the rocks were visited by Charles Darwin on the first leg of his voyage on HMS Beagle around the world.

Fernando de Noronha

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His experiences on Fernando de Noronha were recorded in his journal, later published as The Voyage of the Beagle.

Galápagos Islands

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These names were used in the authoritative navigation charts of the islands prepared during the Beagle survey under captain Robert FitzRoy, and in Darwin's popular book The Voyage of the Beagle.

Plymouth Sound

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The Beagle sailed from Plymouth Sound on 27 December 1831 under the command of Captain Robert FitzRoy.

Robert FitzRoy

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The Beagle sailed from Plymouth Sound on 27 December 1831 under the command of Captain Robert FitzRoy.

Biology

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The book is a vivid travel memoir as well as a detailed scientific field journal covering biology, geology, and anthropology that demonstrates Darwin's keen powers of observation, written at a time when Western Europeans were exploring and charting the whole world.

Anthropology

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The book is a vivid travel memoir as well as a detailed scientific field journal covering biology, geology, and anthropology that demonstrates Darwin's keen powers of observation, written at a time when Western Europeans were exploring and charting the whole world.

Western world

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The book is a vivid travel memoir as well as a detailed scientific field journal covering biology, geology, and anthropology that demonstrates Darwin's keen powers of observation, written at a time when Western Europeans were exploring and charting the whole world.

Species

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Darwin's notes made during the voyage include comments hinting at his changing views on the fixity of species.

Evolution

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On his return, he wrote the book based on these notes, at a time when he was first developing his theories of evolution through common descent and natural selection.

Common descent

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On his return, he wrote the book based on these notes, at a time when he was first developing his theories of evolution through common descent and natural selection.

Natural selection

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On his return, he wrote the book based on these notes, at a time when he was first developing his theories of evolution through common descent and natural selection.

Phillip Parker King

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Volume one covers the first voyage under Commander Phillip Parker King, volume two is FitzRoy's account of the second voyage.

Charles Lyell

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FitzRoy's account includes Remarks with reference to the Deluge in which he recanted his earlier interest in the geological writings of Charles Lyell and his remarks to Darwin during the expedition that sedimentary features they saw "could never have been effected by a forty days' flood", asserting his renewed commitment to a literal reading of the Bible.

Henry Colburn

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Darwin's contribution proved remarkably popular and the publisher, Henry Colburn of London, took it upon himself to reissue Darwin's text in August with a new title page as Journal of Researches into the Geology and Natural History of the various countries visited by H.M.S. Beagle apparently without seeking Darwin's permission or paying him a fee.

John Murray (publisher)

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This edition was commissioned by the publisher John Murray, who actually paid Darwin a fee of £150 for the copyright. In 1890 John Murray published an illustrated edition of the book, at the suggestion of the artist Robert Taylor Pritchett who was already known for accompanying voyages of the RYS Wanderer and Sunbeam, and producing pictures used in books on these cruises.

Galápagos wildlife

In the first edition, Darwin remarks in regard to the similarity of Galápagos wildlife to that on the South American continent, "The circumstance would be explained, according to the views of some authors, by saying that the creative power had acted according to the same law over a wide area".

HMS Sealark (1903)

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In 1890 John Murray published an illustrated edition of the book, at the suggestion of the artist Robert Taylor Pritchett who was already known for accompanying voyages of the RYS Wanderer and Sunbeam, and producing pictures used in books on these cruises.

Sunbeam RYS (1874)

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In 1890 John Murray published an illustrated edition of the book, at the suggestion of the artist Robert Taylor Pritchett who was already known for accompanying voyages of the RYS Wanderer and Sunbeam, and producing pictures used in books on these cruises.