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Darwin-Hooker Letters : Letter from C. R. Darwin to J. D. Hooker   4 November [1862]

Darwin, Charles Robert

Darwin-Hooker Letters

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Cannot see how J. W. Dawson can accuse JDH of asserting a subsidence of Arctic America. Much of evidence for subsidence during glacial period will prove false as it largely rests on ice action which is more and more viewed as subaerial.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Dawson is biased against Darwinism.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Suggests Greenland may have been repopulated after glacial period extinguished flora, by migration in sea-currents.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Max Müller’s view of origin of language is weakest part of his book [see <em class="doubleUnderline">3752</em>].</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Would like to examine the rare <i>Cypripedium hirsutissimum</i>.</p>

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