Weligama (or Belligemma as he calls it) by Ernst Haeckel -1883. Haeckel describes the place - that ‘the Cinghalese name was originally Veligama, meaning the sand-village (Veli=sand, gama=village). But the name, as the English pronounce it, sounds like Belligamma. Ernst Haeckel was a German biologist and artist who visited Ceylon & stated ’It was on the 21st of November 1883, in the glorious light of a cloudless tropical morning, that I first set foot on that evergreen island of marvels…

Weligama (or Belligemma as he calls it) by Ernst Haeckel -1883. Haeckel describes the place - that ‘the Cinghalese name was originally Veligama, meaning the sand-village (Veli=sand, gama=village). But the name, as the English pronounce it, sounds like Belligamma. Ernst Haeckel was a German biologist and artist who visited Ceylon & stated ’It was on the 21st of November 1883, in the glorious light of a cloudless tropical morning, that I first set foot on that evergreen island of marvels…

At World’s End by Ernst Haeckel -1883 He describes....‘ On the 24th, we made our way to the spot itself, known as the World's End; a famous, but rarely visited ravine, where the southern edge of the great tableland is cut off in a perpendicular wall five thousand feet high.’ Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel was a German biologist, naturalist, philosopher, physician, professor, and artist who discovered, described and named thousands of new species, who visited Ceylon in November 1883.

At World’s End by Ernst Haeckel -1883 He describes....‘ On the 24th, we made our way to the spot itself, known as the World's End; a famous, but rarely visited ravine, where the southern edge of the great tableland is cut off in a perpendicular wall five thousand feet high.’ Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel was a German biologist, naturalist, philosopher, physician, professor, and artist who discovered, described and named thousands of new species, who visited Ceylon in November 1883.

Adams Peak by Ernst Haeckel -1883 Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel was a German biologist, naturalist, philosopher, physician, professor, and artist who discovered, described and named thousands of new species, mapped a genealogical tree relating all life forms, and coined many terms in biology, including anthropogeny, ecology, phylum, phylogeny, stem cell, and the kingdom Protista, who visited Ceylon in November 1883.

Adams Peak by Ernst Haeckel -1883 Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel was a German biologist, naturalist, philosopher, physician, professor, and artist who discovered, described and named thousands of new species, mapped a genealogical tree relating all life forms, and coined many terms in biology, including anthropogeny, ecology, phylum, phylogeny, stem cell, and the kingdom Protista, who visited Ceylon in November 1883.

Lianas coat column trees in the Highlands of Ceylon by Ernst Haeckel, 1905. Haeckel hiking drawing from The Natural Wonders of the Tropical World, Ceylon and Indies: Gera-Untermhaus, Koehler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung

Lianas coat column trees in the Highlands of Ceylon by Ernst Haeckel, 1905. Haeckel hiking drawing from The Natural Wonders of the Tropical World, Ceylon and Indies: Gera-Untermhaus, Koehler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung

A Visit to Ceylon ... Translated by Clara Bell. Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel ,   ,  , ASIN: B003H4QSO8 , tutorials , pdf , ebook , torrent , downloads , rapidshare , filesonic , hotfile , megaupload , fileserve

A Visit to Ceylon ... Translated by Clara Bell. Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel , , , ASIN: B003H4QSO8 , tutorials , pdf , ebook , torrent , downloads , rapidshare , filesonic , hotfile , megaupload , fileserve

Catawiki Online-Auktionshaus: Ernst Haeckel - Wanderbilder Die Natur der Tropenwelt, Ceylon & Insulinde  - 1905

Catawiki Online-Auktionshaus: Ernst Haeckel - Wanderbilder Die Natur der Tropenwelt, Ceylon & Insulinde - 1905

Ernst Haeckel, Wanderbilder: Die Naturwunder der Tropenwelt (Ceylon und Insulinde); Volume 1, Koehler, ca. 1906. via http://magictransistor.tumblr.com/post/107478786196/ernst-haeckel-wanderbilder-die-naturwunder-der

Ernst Haeckel, Wanderbilder: Die Naturwunder der Tropenwelt (Ceylon und Insulinde); Volume 1, Koehler, ca. 1906. via http://magictransistor.tumblr.com/post/107478786196/ernst-haeckel-wanderbilder-die-naturwunder-der

Ernst Haeckel | Nillu-Büsche und Hängebambusen Hochland von Ceylon | http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/34/Haeckel_07.jpg

Ernst Haeckel | Nillu-Büsche und Hängebambusen Hochland von Ceylon | http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/34/Haeckel_07.jpg

Ernst Haeckel | Aralien mit Lianen am Schwarzen Flusse (Ceylon) | http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/21/Haeckel_22.jpg

Ernst Haeckel | Aralien mit Lianen am Schwarzen Flusse (Ceylon) | http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/21/Haeckel_22.jpg

Pinterest
Search