History of Ecological Sciences, Part 41: Victorian Naturalists in Amazonia—Wallace, Bates, Spruce

  title={History of Ecological Sciences, Part 41: Victorian Naturalists in Amazonia—Wallace, Bates, Spruce},
  author={Frank N. Egerton},
  journal={Bulletin of The Ecological Society of America},
  • F. Egerton
  • Published 2012
  • Environmental Science
  • Bulletin of The Ecological Society of America
Amazonia contains the world’s greatest river system, most diverse ecosystem, and greatest diversity of plants and animals (Lord and Bell 2002, Rojas and Prieto 2009). Amazonia covers 3.7 million km2 (1.4 million square miles), extending from the Andes to the Atlantic, with a homogeneous, moist, warm climate that supports a tropical rain forest bordered to the north and south by drier grasslands. The Amazon River contains almost a fifth of the freshwater flowing into the oceans, five times more… 
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