Very foggy. Every thing conspires to make our passage long. This evening the low land South of the Sts of Magellan was just visible from the deck.
Captain Fitzroy’s Journal:
On the 15th, we saw the land off Tierra del Fuego, near Cape San Sebastian.
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.