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Darwin Correspondence Project

To C. G. Semper   2 October 1879

The transcript of this letter is not yet available online.

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.

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.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-12245
From
Charles Robert Darwin
To
Carl Gottfried Semper
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Düsseldorf (slg 60/Dok/61)
Physical description
LS(A) 6pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 12245,” accessed on 6 December 2019, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-12245.xml

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