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Darwin Correspondence Project

From Robert Shaw   28 November 1876

The transcript of this letter is not yet available online.

Summary

Encloses printed letter from Land and Water in which he proposes a hypothesis that explains how soaring birds can stay aloft by expelling air from their lungs.

Summary

Encloses printed letter from Land and Water in which he proposes a hypothesis that explains how soaring birds can stay aloft by expelling air from their lungs.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-10690
From
Robert James (Robert) Shaw
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
Portsoy
Source of text
DAR 177: 153
Physical description
4pp encl

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 10690,” accessed on 19 February 2019, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-10690

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

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