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Darwin Correspondence Project

Charles John (Carl Johann) Andersson

1827–67

Swedish-born ornithologist, hunter, and explorer. Accompanied Francis Galton to South Africa in 1849. Organised a successful expedition to Lake Ngami and published an account of the expedition in 1856. Continued to explore the South African interior and to carry out ornithological studies.

Sources

DSAB

Modern English biography

SBL.

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