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Darwin Correspondence Project

To J. D. Hooker   28 January 1877

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Summary

CD thinks A. Günther’s tortoises are relics of closely allied forms, once widely distributed. Expressed this view to AG a few months ago. Cannot explain their restriction to volcanic islands.

Summary

CD thinks A. Günther’s tortoises are relics of closely allied forms, once widely distributed. Expressed this view to AG a few months ago. Cannot explain their restriction to volcanic islands.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-10819
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Joseph Dalton Hooker
Sent from
Down
Source of text
DAR 95: 432–3
Physical description
2pp, encl 2pp

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Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 10819,” accessed on 12 November 2019, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-10819.xml

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