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Keeling Islands

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  • As no vessel had arrived bound for that port, I determined to make an excursion into the interior of the island, accompanied by Mr. Ross, an Englishman born in the Keeling Islands, and now employed by the

    The Malay Archipelago

  • ’ The Reverend Professor Henslow has published a list of the plants collected by me at the Keeling Islands; and the Reverend J.M. Berkeley has described my cryptogamic plants.

    Preface

  • Accordingly, I steered higher to windward, allowing twenty miles a day while this went on, for change of current; and it was not too much, for on that course I made the Keeling Islands right ahead.

    Sailing Alone Around the World

  • It afterward split a coral patch in two at the Keeling Islands, and did not receive a blemish.

    Sailing Alone Around the World

  • April the Keeling Islands furnished much of the material for the future book on coral reefs, the essence of which is, however, included in the

    Life of Charles Darwin

  • Zealand, Dec. 1835; Port Jackson, Jan. 1836; Tasmania, Feb.; the Keeling Islands, April; the homeward journey; Falmouth reached, Oct. 2, 1836; Capt.

    Life of Charles Darwin

  • As no vessel had arrived bound for that port, I determined to make an excursion into the interior of the island, accompanied by Mr. Ross, an Englishman born in the Keeling Islands, and now employed by the Dutch Government to settle the affairs of a missionary who had unfortunately become bankrupt here.

    The Malay Archipelago, the land of the orang-utan and the bird of paradise; a narrative of travel, with studies of man and nature — Volume 1

  • "Then send and hunt up Jim Sloper at once, for we sail this afternoon for the Keeling Islands."

    Blown to Bits or, The Lonely Man of Rakata

  • Arrived at the Keeling Islands, Captain Roy was received, as usual, with acclamations of joy, but he found that he was by no means as well fitted to act the part of a diplomatist as he was to sail a ship.

    Blown to Bits or, The Lonely Man of Rakata

  • Seated on a log under a palm-tree in Batavia, on that momentous morning of the 27th, was a sailor who had been left behind sick by Captain Roy when he went on his rather Quixotic trip to the Keeling Islands.

    Blown to Bits or, The Lonely Man of Rakata

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