Darwin-Hooker Letters : Letter from Hooker, J. D. to Darwin, C. R. on 10 July 1862

Hooker, J. D.

Darwin-Hooker Letters

Hooker's trip to Switzerland with his wife. Has seen Oswald Heer's fossils, including a leaf, apparently dicotyledonous, from the Lower Lias in Jura. Value of insect and crustacean fossils for systematic determination. Hooker "impressed with identity of physical features and what wonderful analogy of biological [features] between Alps and Himalayas".

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