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Not recommended for publication in the 'Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society'. The paper raises questions about polar shifts, and the relation between fauna and climate. Considers the data used to be wrong, therefore the hypothesis is based on incorrect information.

Subject: Geology, Palaeontology

[Published in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London', 1878]

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25 April 1878
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Letter on paper
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6 pages

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Peter Martin Duncan

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Peter Martin Duncan, Referee's report by Peter Martin Duncan, on a paper 'Notes on Physical Geology' by Samuel Haughton, 25 April 1878, RR/8/106, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 16 June 2024

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