Geological observations on the volcanic islands and parts of South America visited during the voyage of H.M.S. 'Beagle,' / by Charles Darwin.

By: Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882Contributor(s): Sowerby, George Brettingham, 1788-1854 | Lonsdale, W. (William), 1794-1871 | Forbes, Edward, 1815-1854Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Series: [Selected works] ; 1Publisher: New York : D. Appleton and company, 1900Edition: 3d ed., with maps and illustrationsDescription: xiii, 648 p. illus., 5 fold. pl. (1 col.) 2 fold. maps. 21 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeUniform titles: Geological observations on coral reefs, volcanic islands, and on South America. Parts 2 & 3 Subject(s): Beagle Expedition (1831-1836) | Beagle Expedition (1831-1836) | Volcanoes | Geology -- South America | Geology | Volcanoes | South AmericaLOC classification: QE3
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On verso of t.-p.: Authorized edition. Limited to one thousand copies, of which this is No.

In 2 parts, first published separately in 1844 and 1846.

Descriptions of fossil shells, by G. B. Sowerby: pt. I, Appendix, p. [171]-177.

Description of six species of corals, from the Palæozoic formation of Van Diemen's Land, by W. Lonsdale: pt. I, Appendix, p. 178-185.

Descriptions of tertiary fossil shells from South America, by G. B. Sowerby: pt. II, Appendix, p. [605]-623]

Descriptions of secondary shells from South America, by Professor E. Forbes: pt. II, Appendix, p. 624-627.