In retrospect... - Re: Australian Aboriginal history (was Re: [asa] The ASA and the Soft Sciences (ASA focus for the future- dreaming))

From: Murray Hogg <>
Date: Fri Jan 09 2009 - 20:21:33 EST

Murray Hogg wrote:
> I think those up on their zoology/biology will know about the Wallace
> line which divides the Asiatic and Australian animal species
> ( This is basically a broad
> sea barrier which breaks the chain of islands running between South East
> Asia and the Australian mainland. It serves pretty much to define the
> line between the Australian and Asiatic continental plates.

The last is very poorly worded.

The Wallace line certainly does NOT serve to "define" the line between Australian and Asiatic continental plates.

In retrospect, I should have written is that it "corresponds" to the line between same.


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