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- Tags: biogeographical division line
The World on Mercator's Projection Shewing the Zoogeographical Regions and the Approximate Undulations of the Ocean Bed
This map is the frontispiece of Wallace's book "On the Geographical Distribution of Animals. With a Study of the Relations of Living and Extinct Faunas as Elucidating the Past Changes of the Earth's Surface" (1876). This map shows the 6 regions into…
Tags: and city names, Australian region, biogeographical division line, continent outlines, contours of sea depth, dashed lines, desert labels, Ethiopan region, mountain range labels, Nearctic region, Neotropical region, numbers and outlines of subdivisions within biogeographical regions, Oriental region, Palaearctic region, region, selected country, shading of biogeographic regions, solid lines
Map to Illustrate a Paper on the Physical Geography of the Malay Archipelago by Alfred Russel Wallace, Esq.
This map was published in 1863 in a paper by Wallace on the physical geography of the Malay Archipelago. It is the first map marking Wallace's line, here labelled as dividing the "Indo-Malay Region" from the "Austro-Malay Region". This line proposed…