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Title
Geological observations on coral reefs, volcanic islands, and on South America :  being the geology of the voyage of the Beagle, under the command of Captain Fitzroy, R.N., during the years 1832 to 1836   / by Charles Darwin.
Name/Creator
Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882, creator
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Provides access to page images of entire work]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FMUS.MCZ:2032210 
Location
Museum Comp Zoology

Networked Resource
Place of Origin
London
Publisher
Smith, Elder & Co.
Language
English
Description
1 v. (various pagings), [9] folded leaves of plates : ill., maps (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Form/Genre
text

print
Subject
Coral reefs and islands ;  Volcanoes ;  Geology -- South America ;  Beagle Expedition (1831-1836)

Category
South America

Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882

Voyage of the Beagle, 1831-1836

South America (General works)

Geology

Note
pt. 1. The structure and distribution of coral reefs -- pt. 2. Geological observations on volcanic islands -- pt. 3. Geological observations on South America.

Originally issued in three separate parts, published in 1842, 1844, and 1846.

"Description of fossil shells / by G.B. Sowerby": pt. 2, p. [153]-160.

"Description of six species of corals, from the Palæozoic formation of Van Diemen's Land / by W. Lonsdale": pt. 2, p. 161-169.

"Description of tertiary fossil shells from South America / by G.B. Sowerby": pt. 3, p. [249]-264.

"Description of secondary fossil shells from South America / by Professor E. Forbes": pt. 3, p. [265]-268.