Note: Discovery on Mount Skyring of Beagle’s Survey of Magellan Strait

By Andrew C.F. David, published February 1982


The survey in 1829 of the Magellan Strait by Commander Fitzroy saw Lt Skyring climb the local mountain to complete the triangulation of the local channels. This is an account of the climb taken from Skyring’s journal.

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Filed under: Atlantic | Other (Nineteenth C)
Subjects include: Science & Exploration

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