The Beagle - The ship on which Darwin circumnavigates the world over a five-year period.
Islands - Places Darwin visits that range broadly between those created by volcanic action and those developed into atolls.
Mountains - Darwin visits the two major kinds to be found on the planet, those built from volcanoes and those resulting from the actions of plate tectonics.
Volcanoes - Darwin observes most Pacific islands have been formed by their action.
Plain - A broad and long expanse of land lying mostly in modern Argentina.
Deserts - Darwin encounters these harsh places on the western side of South America .
Land Formations - Darwin examines these very closely to learn their origins.
Animal Life - The variety of these Darwin studies ranges from insects to birds and four-legged creatures, and he often takes specimens.
Plant Life - Even in the roughest of country, he manages...
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