Sailed from this Crater Harbor: but were becalmed during the greater part of the day in the Straits which separates the two Islands.
Captain Fitzroy’s Journal
We passed this day and the following night in Banks Bay.
The Beagle Diary was later used to write Darwin's famous book 'Voyage of the Beagle' (1839). The narrative of the surveying voyages of His Majesty's Ships Adventure and Beagle between the years 1826 and 1836. Darwin describes each day of the voyage, some in intimate detail, during the Beagle's circumnavigation of the globe.