Darwin-Hooker Letters : Letter from Hooker, J. D. to Darwin, C. R. on [2 Apr 1864]

Hooker, J. D.

Darwin-Hooker Letters

Hooker explains why he cannot take Scott on at Kew. John Tyndall cannot answer Darwin's questions on glaciers. Edward Frankland's ignorance. In Hooker's opinion, heaviness of winter snowfall is the greatest element in size of glaciers and this is a function of low mean temperature. Discusses descent of glaciers.


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