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Biogeography and plate tectonics

Author: John C Briggs
Publisher: Amsterdam ; New York : Elsevier ; New York, NY, U.S.A. : Distributors for the U.S. and Canada, Elsevier Science Pub. Co., 1987.
Series: Developments in palaeontology and stratigraphy, 10.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is an attempt to incorporate the biological evidence into the theory of plate tectonics.

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Briggs, John C.
Biogeography and plate tectonics.
Amsterdam ; New York : Elsevier ; New York, NY, U.S.A. : Distributors for the U.S. and Canada, Elsevier Science Pub. Co., 1987
(OCoLC)754704742
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John C Briggs
ISBN: 0444427430 9780444427434 0444411429 9780444411426
OCLC Number: 15221230
Description: ix, 204 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The Development of the Science. In the beginning. The geological connection. Evolutionary biogeography. The advent of continental drift. The rise of vicarianism. The present work. Part 1. The Northern Continents. 1. The North Atlantic connection. 2. The North Pacific connection. 3. The Caribbean connection. 4. The Indo-Australian connection. 5. Northern continents summary. Part 2. The Southern Continents. 6. New Zealand. 7. Australia. 8. Antarctica. 9. South America. 10. Africa. 11. Madagascar. 12. India. 13. Southern continents summary. Part 3. The Oceans. 14. The oceanic plates. Conclusions. Appendix: Biogeographers' maps. References. Subject Index.
Series Title: Developments in palaeontology and stratigraphy, 10.
Responsibility: J.C. Briggs.

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