In Darwin’s geological footsteps

Gibson, S. A. (2009) In Darwin’s geological footsteps. Galapagos News, 28 (spring). pp. 6-8. ISSN 1468-8514

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Abstract

Charles Darwin’s musings on giant tortoises and mockingbirds are so well known that it is easy to forget he was, first and foremost, a geologist.During the five years Darwin spent on board HMS Beagle, more than three quarters of all the notes he took were about geological matters and geology was a major concern in the five weeks that he spent in Galapagos in late 1835.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: 08AREP; IA57; 2009 P;
Subjects: 05 - Petrology - Igneous, Metamorphic and Volcanic Studies
Divisions: 05 - Petrology - Igneous, Metamorphic and Volcanic Studies
Journal or Publication Title: Galapagos News
Volume: 28
Page Range: pp. 6-8
Depositing User: Sarah Humbert
Date Deposited: 16 Feb 2009 13:02
Last Modified: 23 Jul 2013 10:07
URI: http://eprints.esc.cam.ac.uk/id/eprint/314

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