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Coral Reefs
     

Coral Reefs

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by Charles Darwin
 

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In this Charles Darwin essay the subject of corals and coral-reefs is one concerning which much popular misconception has always prevailed. The misleading comparison of coral-rock with the combs of bees and the nests of wasps is perhaps responsible for much of this misunderstanding; one writer has indeed described a coral-reef as being "built by fishes by means of

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In this Charles Darwin essay the subject of corals and coral-reefs is one concerning which much popular misconception has always prevailed. The misleading comparison of coral-rock with the combs of bees and the nests of wasps is perhaps responsible for much of this misunderstanding; one writer has indeed described a coral-reef as being "built by fishes by means of their teeth."

Product Details

BN ID:
2940000750117
Publisher:
B&R Samizdat Express
Publication date:
12/01/2008
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
568 KB

Meet the Author

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Date of Birth:
February 12, 1809
Date of Death:
April 19, 1882
Place of Birth:
Shrewsbury, England
Place of Death:
London, England
Education:
B.A. in Theology, Christ¿s College, Cambridge University, 1831

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