The Glacier Theory of Alpine Lakes

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I HAVE read with interest the discussion in NATURE on the “Glacier Theory of Alpine Lakes,” and I feel constrained to write now, more especially as Mr. Wallace has cited Tasmania as a country, among others, where Alpine lakes are associated with “palpable signs of glaciation.” Having recently, with Prof. Spencer, of Melbourne University, made a visit to the central lake district of Tasmania, a few words about the lakes may not be without interest in reference to the subject under discussion.

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OFFICER, G. The Glacier Theory of Alpine Lakes. Nature 48, 198 (1893) doi:10.1038/048198a0

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