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Take a Virtual Voyage Into Darwin's Library


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Darwin in captain's cabin, HMS Beagle

The Beagle's library room (top left) doubled up as Darwin's cabin.

Credit: John van Wyhe

In his celebrated journey around the world on the HMS Beagle from 1831 to 1836, Charles Darwin collected a plethora of information on the geology, animals, plants and people he encountered—observations that later helped him to develop his theory of natural selection.

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