Alfred Wallace scientist Usk in Wales
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.
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