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Michigan Botanical Club

November 2021

An Expedition to the Uttermost Part of the Earth: The Flora and Vegetation of Isla de los Estados, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. An online program with Michigan Botanical Club, Huron Valley Chapter

November 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Tierra del Fuego is surely the jumping-off place in this World—the land where Captain Robert FitzRoy, commander of the Beagle (with 22 yr. old Charles Darwin aboard) maneuvered the treacherous waters of the South Atlantic near Cape Horn to return a young Fuegian native (Jemmy Button) to his native Yaghan tribe in December 1852. This land became the subject of a botanical expedition—to participate in a biological inventory of Isla de los Estados, an islanding forming the southernmost tip of…

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