- a port in N Australia, capital of the Northern Territory: destroyed by a cyclone in
1974 but rebuilt on the same site. Pop: 129 062 (2011) Former name (1869–1911): Palmerston
- Charles (Robert). 1809–82, English naturalist who formulated the theory of evolution by natural selection,
expounded in On the Origin of Species (1859) and applied to man in The Descent of Man (1871)
- his grandfather, Erasmus. 1731–1802, English physician and poet; author of Zoonomia, or the Laws of Organic Life (1794–96), anticipating Lamarck's views on evolution
- Sir George Howard, son of Charles Darwin. 1845–1912, English astronomer and mathematician noted for
his work on tidal friction
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