Darwin’s finches

  • September 15, 2014

    Voyage of the HMS Beagle »

    On this day (15 September) in 1835, HMS Beagle arrived at the Galapagos Islands, nearly four years after setting sail from Plymouth, England. This was the Beagles second voyage and was captained by Robert FitzRoy. Realising the need for a geology expert on board the ship, FitzRoy appointed Charles Darwin to accompany him on his read more

    Galapagos People: HMS Beagle