Plates - List of Illustrations
The Voyage of the Beagle - Charles Darwin

Title page  Chapters: 1 - Journal | 2 - Rio de Janeiro | 3 - Maldonado | 4 - Rio Negro to Bahia Blanca | 5 - Bahia Blanca | 6 - Bahia Blanca to Buenos Ayres | 7 - Buenos Ayres to Santa Fe | 8 - Banda Oriental and Patagonia | 9 - Santa Cruz, Patagonia and the Falkland Islands | 10 - Tierra del Fuego | 11 - Strait of Magellan, Climate of the Southern Coast | 12 - Central Chile | 13 - Chiloe and Chonos Islands | 14 - Chiloe and Concepcion: Great Earthquake | 15 - Passage of the Cordillera | 16 - Northern Chile and Peru | 17 - Galapagos Archipelago | 18 - Tahiti and New Zealand | 19 - Australia | 20 - Keeling Island: Coral Formations | 21 - Mauritius to England
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H.M.S. Beagle in Straits of Magellan. Mt. Sarmiento in the distance.

H.M.S. Beagle under full sail, view from astern.

H.M.S. Beagle: Middle section fore and aft, upper deck, 1832.

Fernando Noronha.

Incrustation of shelly sand.

Diodon Maculatus (Distended and Contracted).

Pelagic Conferv.

Catamaran (Bahia).

Botofogo Bay, Rio Janeiro.

Vampire Bat (Desmodus D'Orbigny).

Virgin Forest.

Cabbage Palm.

Mandioca or Cassava.

Rio Janeiro.

Darwin's Papilio Feronia, 1833, now called Ageronia feronia, 1889.

Hydrochrus capybara or Water-hog.

Recado or Surcingle of Gaucho.

Halt at a Pulperia on the Pampas.

El Carmen, or Patagones, Rio Negro.

Brazilian whips.

Brazilian hobbles and spurs.

Bringing in a prisoner.

Irregular troops.

Skinning uji or water serpents.

Rhea Darwinii (Avestruz Petise).

Landing at Buenos Ayres.

Matepots and bambillio.

Giant thistle of pampas.

Cynara Cardunculus or Cardoon.

Evening camp, Buenos Ayres.


Parana River.

Toxodon Platensis. (Found at Saladillo.)

Fossil tooth of horse. (From Bahia Blanca.)


Head of Scissor-beak.

Rhynchops Nigra, or Scissor-beak.

Buenos Ayres bullock-waggons.

Fuegians and wigwams.

Opuntia Darwinii.

Raised beaches, Patagonia.

Ladies"combs, banda oriental.

Condor (Sarcorhamphus gryphus).

Basaltic Glen, Santa Cruz.

Berkeley Sound, Falkland Islands.

York Minster (Bearing S. 66°east.)

Cape Horn.

Cape Horn (another view).

Bad weather, Magellan Straits.

Fuegian basket and bone weapons.

False Horn, Cape Horn.

Wollaston Island, Tierra del Fuego.

Patagonians from Cape Gregory.

Port Famine, Magellan.

Patagonian Bolas.

Patagonian Spurs and Pipe.

Cyttaria Darwinii.

Eyre Sound.

Glacier in Gulf of Penas.

Flora of Magellan.

Macrocystis Pyrifera, or Magellan Kelp.

Trochilus Forficatus.

Hacienda, condor, cactus, etc.

Chilian miner.

Cactus (Cereus Peruviana).

Cordilleras from Santiago de Chile.

Chilian spurs, stirrup, etc.

Old Church, Castro, Chiloe.

Inside Chonos Archipelago.

Gunnera Scabra, Chiloe.

Antuco Volcano, near Talcahuano.

Panoramic view of coast, Chiloe.

Inside Island of Chiloe. San Carlos.

Hide Bridge, Santiago de Chile.


South American bit.

Bridge of the Incas, Uspallata Pass.

Lima and San Lorenzo.

Coquimbo, Chile.

Huacas, Peruvian pottery.

Testudo Abingdonii, Galapagos Islands.

Galapagos Archipelago.

Finches from Galapagos Archipelago.

Amblyrhynchus Cristatus.

Opuntia Galapageia.

Ava or Kava (Macropiper methysticum), Tahiti.

Eimeo and Barrier-Reef.

Fatahua Fall, Tahiti.


Hippah, New Zealand.

Sydney, 1835.

Hobart Town and Mount Wellington.

Australian group of weapons and throwing sticks.

Inside an atoll, Keeling Island.

Whitsunday Island.

Barrier-reef, Bolabola.

Sections of barrier-reefs.

Section of coral-reef.

Section of coral-reef.

Bolabola Island.


Birgos Latro, Keeling Island.

St. Louis, Mauritius.

St. Helena.

Cellular formation of volcanic bomb.

Cicada Homoptera.

Homeward bound.

Ascension. Terns and noddies.

Chapter I