Leaving Pará on April 24, Davidson and Crommelin arrived at Camocim on April 29 and departed the following day for their destination, the city of Sobral. In the 80-kilometer train that separated them from their destination, they had the pleasure of discovering a beautiful landscape, very different from what they would find in the place of the astronomical observations that would make them famous.

Text by: Ana Simões e Paulo Crawford

Picture: @ Carnegie Institution for Science, Department of Terrestrial Magnetism


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