The HMS Challenger expedition (1872-1876) collected vast amounts of oceanographic data. The resulting collection is of historical and taxonomic importance for studying foraminifera.
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The collection includes original samples dating back to the early period of the Industrial Revolution, providing a valuable resource for current and future research.
Scientists on the 1872-76 HMS Challenger expedition collected a vast amount of natural history material from around the globe. Find out about the range of palaeontology and zoology specimens collected by on-board scientists.