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To Edmund Mojsisovics von Mojsvár   1 June 1878

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Discusses EM’s book [Die Dolomit-Riffe von Südtirol und Venetien (1878–9)]. Pleased by EM’s views of geological chronology based on evolution. Thinks distribution of land and sea formerly very different. New genera and families may have been developed on isolated tracks and migrated.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Johann August Georg Edmund (Edmund) Mojsisovics von Mojsvár
Date:  1 June 1878
Classmark:  DAR 146: 383
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11539

To Edmund Mojsisovics von Mojsvár   29 January 1879

Summary

Comments on EM’s work in Dolomites [Die Dolomit-Riffe von Südtirol (1879)]. Had wondered whether ancient corals formed reefs.

Obliged for EM’s photograph. Sends his own.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Johann August Georg Edmund (Edmund) Mojsisovics von Mojsvár
Date:  29 Jan 1879
Classmark:  DAR 146: 384
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-11851
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