[H.M.S. Challenger in the Antarctic. 1872.]
Chromolithograph, titled in pencil on verso. Sheet 135 x 225mm, 5½ x 9". Trimmed to image.
The Challenger Expedition of 1872-76, the first global marine research expedition. After nearly 70,000 nautical miles of surveying and exploring, the resulting 'Report Of The Scientific Results of the Exploring Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76' catalogued over 4,000 previously unknown species.
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