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Referee's report by Joseph Dalton Hooker, on a paper 'Contributions to the fossil flora of North Greenland, being a description of the plants collected by Mr. Edward Whymper during the summer of 1867' by Oswald Heer

Reference number: RR/6/144

Date: 22 March 1869

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Recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. Considers the illustrations 'especial to its full comprehension'. Refers to work by Edward Whymper, Brown [?], Charles Lyell and Hangar [?]. Does not feel competent to comment on the introduction.

Subject: Botany, Geology, Palaeontology

[Published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society]

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RR/6/144
Earliest possible date
22 March 1869
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Letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
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Manuscript

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Joseph Dalton Hooker

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Joseph Dalton Hooker, Referee's report by Joseph Dalton Hooker, on a paper 'Contributions to the fossil flora of North Greenland, being a description of the plants collected by Mr. Edward Whymper during the summer of 1867' by Oswald Heer, 22 March 1869, RR/6/144, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_6_144/referees-report-by-joseph-dalton-hooker-on-a-paper-contributions-to-the-fossil-flora-of-north-greenland-being-a-description-of-the-plants-collected-by-mr-edward-whymper-during-the-summer-of-1867-by-oswald-heer, accessed on 28 February 2024

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