Collecting Evolution: The Galapagos Expedition That Vindicated Darwin

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In 1905, eight men from the California Academy of Sciences set sail from San Francisco for a scientific collection expedition in the Galapagos Islands, and by the time they were finished in 1906, they had completed one of the most important expeditions in the history of both evolutionary and conservation science. These scientists collected over 78,000 specimens during their time on the islands, validating the work of Charles Darwin and laying the groundwork for foundational evolution texts like Darwin's Finches . Despite ...

Collecting Evolution: The Galapagos Expedition That Vindicated Darwin 2017, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199354597

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