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Darwin’s Voyage in the Beagle 1831-1836 told through Power BI

Charles Darwin circumnavigated the globe with Captain Robert Fitzroy between 1831 to 1836. He is most famous for he theories on evolution, which were very much informed by this journey. This Power BI report is an attempt to tell the story of this voyage and some of his discoveries along the way.

In order to properly view the story you will need to download the pbix and view the bookmarks. You can make some progress with the story in this way however there is a significant amount of showing/hiding of text boxes that it is not possible to reproduce in the published dashboard above.

I hope you enjoy this – I found the process of putting it together very interesting and there is considerable scope to enhance the story further.

The PBIX that supports this can be downloaded from

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