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Darwin Correspondence Project

To J. D. Hooker   23 November 1880

The transcript of this letter is not yet available online.

Summary

Admires Wallace’s Island life.

Criticises: 1. His view of similar plants on distant mountains – CD prefers previous low-land connections to Wallace’s summit–summit dispersal;

2. Source of warmth for ancient Arctic climate;

3. Origin of S. Australian flora.

CD’s favourite cases in Movement in plants.

Summary

Admires Wallace’s Island life.

Criticises: 1. His view of similar plants on distant mountains – CD prefers previous low-land connections to Wallace’s summit–summit dispersal;

2. Source of warmth for ancient Arctic climate;

3. Origin of S. Australian flora.

CD’s favourite cases in Movement in plants.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-12841
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Joseph Dalton Hooker
Sent from
Down
Source of text
DAR 95: 496–9
Physical description
8pp

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Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 12841,” accessed on 26 October 2021, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/?docId=letters/DCP-LETT-12841.xml

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