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Happy Earth Day! Francis Drake and William Dampier, Voyage Round the World (1881)

Natural History: Francis Drake and William Dampier, Voyage Round the World (1881). Among the great English explorers of the Pacific Ocean were Drake and Dampier. On their return, Drake was knighted by Elizabeth I. in 1684, Dampier, on board the Cygnet with Captain Swan, visited Sulu and Mindanao, where he made valuable detailed descriptions of the flora, fauna, and the Maguindanao people. (Lopez Library Archives)

Turtle Images: (middle) top right from Silliman University Natural History Museum, (middle) bottom right from Silliman University Anthropology Museum

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