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2.1 The Beagle Channel  

2. The Beagle Channel 2.1 The Beagle Channel

Taken from above Ushuaia looking east.
2. The Beagle Channel

June 11th 2008
Since we commenced our voyage to the Antarctic Peninsular in 2002 from the Beagle Channel, I re-read an edited version of Charles Darwin's 'The Voyage of the Beagle' when I returned home. As I now understand it, Captain Fitzroy and Darwin approached the Beagle Channel through the Murray Channel in whale boats after they had landed the three Fuegians that they had on board at Wulaia jus ... read more
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 Flag Speculation over the existence of a "southern land" was not confirmed until the early 1820s when British and American commercial operators and British and Russian national expeditions began exploring the Antarctic Peninsula region and other areas sou... ... read more
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