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Symbolism, Setting, and Objects from The Voyage of the Beagle

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Object Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.


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...

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