Argentine Pampas

The Pampas, meaning “plain” in Quechua, are grasslands covering approximately 750,000 km2 of South America. The region includes portions of Argentina, all of Uruguay, and part of southern Brazil. Temperatures are generally temperate, though city temperatures in the summer can be quite hot, and the area is home to diverse wildlife such as pampas deer, pumas, and the white-face ibis.


Latitude: -36.614757300000
Longitude: -64.283920900000

Timeline of Events Associated with Argentine Pampas

Date Event Manage
Oct 1831 to Oct 1836

Darwin's voyage on the Beagle

Photograph of Charles DarwinFrom October 1831 to October 1836, Charles Darwin circumnavigated the world as ship’s naturalist on board the H.M.S. Beagle; he later published his first book based on the journal of his experiences and observations during the voyage. Image: Henry Maull and John Fox, Photograph of Charles Darwin (c. 1854). This image is in the public domain in the United States because its copyright has expired.


Nancy Armstrong, “On Charles Darwin’s The Descent of Man, 24 February 1871″

Ian Duncan, “On Charles Darwin and the Voyage of the Beagle

Anna Henchman, “Charles Darwin’s Final Book on Earthworms, 1881”

Cannon Schmitt, “On the Publication of Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species, 1859″

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