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To C. G. Semper   2 October 1879

Summary

Discusses CGS’s account of Pellew Islands. Still believes atolls and barrier reefs in Pacific indicate subsidence. But cases like Pellew Islands, if frequent, would make his conclusions of little value.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Carl Gottfried Semper
Date:  2 Oct 1879
Classmark:  Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Düsseldorf (slg 60/Dok/61)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12245
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