OF THE PUBLISHED REPORTS
The Reports of the Exploratory Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger were
published in 50 quarto-sized volumes between 1880 and 1895.
All of the reports concerning Botany and Zoology can
be accessed through the LINKED
. These reports are listed in the numerical order assigned at
the time of publication.
lists the reports in the original published order.
These indices include track plots of the voyage, and
the deck plans of the Challenger Vessel.
In addition to the Reports, the
following related publications are also included and linked here:
1873 The Depths of the
by C. Wyville Thomson.
This is an account of the dredging cruises of H.M.S.
Porcupine and H.M.S. Lightning in the years 1868-1870.
1878 The Cruise of
, by W.J.J. Spry, R.N.
This is an early popular account of the cruise by
one of its participants.
the "Challenger" Vol I
, Vol II
Atlantic. by Sir C. Wyville Thomson. In two volumes.
This is a preliminary account of the general results
of the Voyage, published shortly after its conclusion.
1892 Notes by a
: An Account of Observations made during the Voyage
of H.M.S. "Challenger". By H.N. Moseley.
This is another account of the general results of
the Voyage, written by a participant.
1912 The Depths of the
An account of the scientific reseraches of the Norwegian Steamer
"Michael Sars". by Sir John Murray of the Challenger Expedition, and
Dr. Johan Hjort, director of Norwegian Fisheries.
This is a general account of the science of
Oceanography, a retrospective by the editor of the Challenger reports.