HAVING recently visited some of the coal-fields in the Island of Borneo, it may be interesting to your readers to know the result. The subject was one of special interest to me, and its investigation was one of the principal objects I proposed to myself in my travels in the East. Just before leaving Australia I had published in the Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales a complete history of the known coal flora of Australia, and a review of its geological position. The relation of the Australian to the Indian coal flora is well known. It seemed hardly possible that in Borneo, where such extensive coal-formations exist, but that some connecting link would be found between Australia and India.
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TENISON-WOODS, J. The Borneo Coal-Fields . Nature 31, 583–584 (1885). https://doi.org/10.1038/031583a0