Across the Indian Ocean: the prehistoric movement of plants and animals


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@inproceedings{Fuller2011AcrossTI, title={Across the Indian Ocean: the prehistoric movement of plants and animals}, author={Dorian Q Fuller and Nicole L Boivin and Tom Hoogervorst and Robin G. Allaby}, year={2011} }