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David Ross Stoddart
(1937 - )

British geographer.

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Much of the geographical work of the past hundred years... has either explicitly or implicitly taken its inspiration from biology, and in particular Darwin. Many of the original Darwinians, such as Hooker, Wallace, Huxley, Bates, and Darwin himself, were actively concerned with geographical exploration, and it was largely facts of geographical distribution in a spatial setting which provided Darwin with the germ of his theory.
— David Ross Stoddart
'Darwin's Impact on Geography', Annals of the Association of American Geographers (1966), 56, 683.
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