Charles Darwin - A naturalist commissioned by the King of England to take a five-year voyage and report back on his findings.
Captain Fitz Roy - He commands the Beagle, the ship upon which Charles Darwin takes his trip around the world.
Gauchos - These men are known for their horsemanship and use of the bola.
General Rosas - A popular military leader in Patagonia.
Jemmy Button - A native of Tierra del Fuego who returns to his home island near the Strait of Magellan.
York Minster - A native of Tierra del Fuego who quickly reverts to the native ways and takes a young, attractive woman as his wife.
Fuegia Basket - An especially attractive young woman, notable in that she picks up languages easily.
Chilean miners - Exploited workers who nonetheless prefer what they do to working on a farm.
Tahitians - Living on a...
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