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Today, in 1835 Darwin Arrives in the Galapagos Islands

Today, in 1835, Charles Darwin aboard the ship HMS Beagle, arrived at the Galapagos archipelago, a cluster of islands on the equator 600 miles west of South America. During his five weeks studying the fauna in the Galapagos, Darwin found … Continue reading

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The ‘coffin brig’ that sailed the ultimate voyage of discovery

A ship that was thought likely to sink became the craft that took Darwin around the world Peter Davies – TimesOnline No one who witnessed the launch of HMS Beagle at Woolwich naval dockyard on the Thames on May 11, … Continue reading

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Interactive Voyage of the Beagle – Galapagos

Visit The Beagle Project Blog  – Participate and be part of this great expedition! We aim to rebuild the ship that carried Charles Darwin around the world, starting in Darwin’s bicentenary year of 2009. The new Beagle will sail the world in … Continue reading

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The HMS Beagle Project Wales was founded by David Lort-Phillips and Peter McGrath

Building a working replica of HMS Beagle, celebrating Charles Darwin’s 200th anniversary and helping to inspire a new generation of scientists.The replica Beagle arriving in the Galapagos will be one of the iconic media images of the 21st century. The … Continue reading

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