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Author Gribbin, John, 1946-

Title FitzRoy : the remarkable story of Darwin's captain and the invention of the weather forecast / John and Mary Gribbin.

Publication Info. New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, 2004.
2003

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  359.00941 FIT    AVAILABLE
Description xii, 336 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note First published in United Kingdom in 2003 by Review.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-313) and index.
Contents A very British hero -- Before the Beagle -- First command -- Interlude in England -- FitzRoy's passenger -- The Darwin voyage -- The happy return -- Difficulties down under -- Unrequited hopes -- Prophet without honor.
Subject Fitzroy, Robert, 1805-1865.
Admirals -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Meteorology -- History -- 19th century.
Added Author Gribbin, Mary.
Added Title Remarkable story of Darwin's captain and the invention of the weather forecast
ISBN 0300103611 cloth alkaline paper

 
    
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