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3 edition of Flora of the Galápagos Islands found in the catalog.

Flora of the Galápagos Islands

papers from the Hopkins-Stanford Expedition to the Galapagos Islands

by B. L. Robinson

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Published in [Boston, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plants -- Galapagos Islands.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby B. L. Robinson, with the collaboration of specialists.
    SeriesProceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences -- v. 38, no. 4., Contributions from the Gray Herbarium of Harvard University -- new ser., no. 24., Contributions from the Gray Herbarium of Harvard University -- no. 24., Daedalus (Boston, Mass.) -- v.38, no. 4.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[77]-269 p.
    Number of Pages269
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17866052M

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    ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xx, pages illustrations (some color), maps 26 cm: Responsibility: [edited by] Ira L. Wiggins and. What are the Galapagos Islands? The Galapagos Islands are part of the country of Ecuador and are situated in the Pacific Ocean about miles (1, kilometers) west of northern South islands emerged from the bottom of the sea in the form of astonishing volcanic upheavals. All in all, the archipelago consists of 19 islands and dozens of islets and rocks that .


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