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Darwin Correspondence Project

To John Tyndall   5 June [1876]

The transcript of this letter is not yet available online.

Summary

CD has quite given up the marine theory [of Glen Roy] and has accepted glacier lakes. "Nothing makes me gnash my teeth so much as that confounded paper of mine." It is a lesson "never in science to infer one explanation is right because no other one seems possible".

Summary

CD has quite given up the marine theory [of Glen Roy] and has accepted glacier lakes. "Nothing makes me gnash my teeth so much as that confounded paper of mine." It is a lesson "never in science to infer one explanation is right because no other one seems possible".

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-10532
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
John Tyndall
Sent from
Hopedene, Dorking
Source of text
DAR 261.8: 25 (EH 88205963)
Physical description
3pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 10532,” accessed on 23 February 2019, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-10532

Also published in The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, vol. 24

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