Alexander selkirk

Robinson - Alexander Selkirk (picture on he right column). On the corner of the main street they founded another monument:

Robinson - Alexander Selkirk (picture on he right column). On the corner of the main street they founded another monument:

THE SOLITUDE OF ALEXANDER SELKIRK

Below the thirty-fourth degree south latitude, the island of Juan Fernandez casts a modest shadow in the vast eastern Pacific

On 2 February 1709, a light was seen on the Juan Fernández Islands , and captain Dover led a landing party to investigate its source.They discovered a fire lit by Alexander Selkirk , a Scottish sailor left on the island in 1705 because he considered the ship he was aboard, the Cinque Ports , as not being seaworthy . Vintage engraving 1709 Life Aboard a British Privateer in the Time of Queen Anne by Robert C. Leslie.  http://www.gutenberg.org/files/44471/44471-h/44471-h.htm

On 2 February 1709, a light was seen on the Juan Fernández Islands , and captain Dover led a landing party to investigate its source.They discovered a fire lit by Alexander Selkirk , a Scottish sailor left on the island in 1705 because he considered the ship he was aboard, the Cinque Ports , as not being seaworthy . Vintage engraving 1709 Life Aboard a British Privateer in the Time of Queen Anne by Robert C. Leslie. http://www.gutenberg.org/files/44471/44471-h/44471-h.htm

2 février 1709. Alexander Selkirk, le vrai Robinson Crusoé, est recueilli après 52 mois de solitude.

2 février 1709. Alexander Selkirk, le vrai Robinson Crusoé, est recueilli après 52 mois de solitude.

It may have taken nearly 300 years but archaeologists have finally confirmed the campsite of castaway Alexander Selkirk, thought to be the inspiration for Robinson Crusoe.

Mystery of Alexander Selkirk, the real Robinson Crusoe, solved

It may have taken nearly 300 years but archaeologists have finally confirmed the campsite of castaway Alexander Selkirk, thought to be the inspiration for Robinson Crusoe.

Alexander Selkirk From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Engraving of Robinson Crusoe standing on the shore of an island, dressed in hair-covered goatskin clothing, which would have been too hot for a Caribbean island but just right for a Chilean island like Mas a Tierra.

Drifter by simmonsbilt

Drifter by simmonsbilt

How Castaway Survivor Alexander Selkirk Inspired the Tale of ...

Many people would be familiar with the novel “, a story written by the century English writer, Daniel Defoe. In the novel, the eponymous character is said to have

Alexander Selkirk my 7x Great Grandad xxx

February 1709 – Alexander Selkirk is rescued after being shipwrecked on a desert island, inspiring the book Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe.

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