The Severn Bridge, crossing to Wales from England

    Alfred Wallace scientist Usk in Wales

    Alfred Wallace

    Conferred with Darwin (and Darwin with him) regarding evolution of species and acknowledged as theory co -founder by Darwin in his 'On the Origin of Species'.

    Connection: Born in Usk, South Wales.

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    The 'Wallace Line' (a line separating two zoological areas and drawn between the islands of Bali and Lombok) was named in his honour.




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    General Interest to topic
    Encyclopedia entry regarding work of Alfred Russel Wallace