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Biogeography of the southern end of the world
Philip Jackson Darlington
Bibliography, p. (219)-229.
|Statement||(by) Philip J. Darlington, Jr.|
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Biogeography of the Southern End of the World: Distribution and History of Far-Southern Life and Land, With an Assessment of Continental Drift Philip J. Darlington Jr. Published by Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass.
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