Reached the valley of Copiapò; the smell of the fresh clover was quite delightful after the scentless air of the dry sterile Despoblado.
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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.
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