Biography of Carke Abel (1780-1826)

English naturalist and surgeon. He/She accompanied lord Amherst in his Embassy to China the years 1815 and 1816, and public a relationship of your trip with many observations of natural history, such as the geology of the Cape of good hope, details of attractions on the outskirts of Batavia or St. Helena, Ascension, description of the boa of Java, the orangutan of Borneo and several plants of China. He/She died in Calcutta, at a great age.