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The Red Sea Biological Station of the University of Egypt

Naturevolume 134pages743744 (1934) | Download Citation



THE decision of the University of Egypt to build a biological station in the Red Sea, and the advantages of the site selected at Ghardaqa (Hurg-hada) have already been discussed in these columns1. ‘The station is now in use. Further experience shows that the heat and humidity of the northern part of the Red Sea need not deter visitors whose only free time is the summer vacation. The lower tides and more regular winds make outdoor work easier then, and the temperature of the water is normal for the tropical fauna.


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    NATURE, 124, 991, Dec. 27, 1929.

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