A naturalist in the Gran Chaco. by Kerr, John Graham Sir

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  • Kerr, John Graham, -- Sir, -- 1869-,
  • Natural history -- Gran Chaco.,
  • Scientific expeditions.,
  • Indians of South America -- Gran Chaco.,
  • Gran Chaco.

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Paginationxi, 234 p.
Number of Pages234
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Open LibraryOL14333176M

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Buy A Naturalist in the Gran Chaco on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders A Naturalist in the Gran Chaco: John Graham Kerr: : Books Cited by: Sir John Graham Kerr (–) was a Scottish zoologist and politician, well known for his work in relation to the embryology of lungfishes.

Originally published inA Naturalist in the Gran Chaco provides an account of Kerr's travels and discoveries within the Gran Chaco region of South America. The text is divided into two main parts: the first discusses the Pilcomayo Expedition. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the Gran Chaco region, anthropology, zoology and the history of science.

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book Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John Graham Kerr. Sir John Graham Kerr () was a Scottish zoologist and politician, well known for his work in relation to the embryology of lungfishes.

Originally published inthis book provides an account of Kerr's travels and discoveries within the Gran Chaco region of South America.

As naturalist on Captain Juan Page's expedition, the author penetrated the Gran Chaco, and his observations, made during –91, form the greater part of the book. Share - A Naturalist in the Gran Chaco by Sir John Graham Kerr (Paperback, ) A Naturalist in the Gran Chaco by Sir John Graham Kerr (Paperback, ) Be the first to write a review.

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Gaspar the Gaucho - A Story of the Gran Chaco. The Gran Chaco or Dry Chaco is a sparsely populated, hot and semiarid lowland natural region of the Río de la Plata basin, divided among eastern Bolivia, western Paraguay, northern Argentina, and a portion of the Brazilian states of Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul, where it is connected with the Pantanal region.

This land is sometimes called the Chaco PlainCountries: Paraguay, Bolivia, Argentina and Brazil. Having lost its seacoast to Chile during the ill-fated War of the Pacific,Bolivia, nursing its wounds in the Andes, set the stage for the Gran Chaco War of to The Gran Chaco originally belonged to the same Spanish Colonial District as Bolivia, so Bolivia assumed the Chaco was subject to the Spanish administration Author: Bob Ball.

Captain Page would be glad to give a place on the staff of this Expedition to a naturalist, who would thus have an opportunity of investigating the almost unknown fauna and flora of the Gran Chaco, through which the Pilcomayo runs.

The Expedition will start from Buenos Ayres in June next, and be absent about six : P. Sclater. The Chaco War was massive territorial war between Bolivia and Paraguay, which cost almost alives. An old fashioned territorial dispute, the contested area was the Gran Chaco Boreal, a ,square mile region of swamp, jungle and pampas with isolated fortified towns.

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Sir John Graham Kerr FRS FRSE FLS FZS (18 September – 21 April ), known to his friends as Graham Kerr, was a British embryologist and Unionist Member of Parliament (MP). He is best known for his studies of the embryology of lungfishes.

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Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Gaspar the Gaucho: A Story of the Gran Chaco by Mayne Reid - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg. The Gran Chaco, in Paraguay, Bolivia, and Argentina, is a tropical dry forest and the third largest biome in South America.

Rates of deforestation of the Gran Chaco equal or exceed global trends – 85% of original lowland and montane Chaco forests. The savannahs in South America's Gran Chaco have viable jaguar populations. The Gran Chaco, which experiences heavy flooding, covers parts of Bolivia, Paraguay, Argentina and northern Brazil.

Savannah winters are cold and dry with some frost. Summers are hot and rainy, with the Gran Chaco known as one of the hottest places in South America. Reproductive strategies of two Neotropical killifish, Austrolebias vandenbergi and Neofundulus ornatipinnis (Cyprinodontiformes: Rivulidae) in the Bolivian Gran Chaco.

Revista de Biologia Tropical. PDF Schalk, C.M., M. Senzano*, R.L. Cuellar. Inventory of the amphibians and reptiles from a locality in the Kaa-Iya of the Gran. The eastern part is the main inhabited section of the Gran Chaco. The discovery of oil in a narrow strip of the barren section of the Chaco Boreal, at the foot of the Bolivian Andes, precipitated the Chaco War, –35, between Bolivia and Paraguay.

This territory of the Gran Chaco had been disputed since Description. The cream-backed woodpecker is a distinctively-coloured large woodpecker growing to a length of 30 to 34 cm (12 to 13 in). The male has a red hood, consisting of head, chin, neck and crest, with a small patch of black and white beneath the : Aves.

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The wilderness terrain made operations difficult and costly as the war see-sawed between the. The species inhabits the Andes, Pampas (scrubby forest parts), and Gran Chaco landscape.

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Sapienza, Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., Atglen, Pa.,$ After the Sino-Japanese “incident” and the Spanish Civil War, the most notable conflict of the s in which aircraft played a significant role was the struggle between Bolivia and Paraguay for a ,square-mile area of low-lying wilderness Author: Historynet Staff.

Grana definition, (in prescriptions) plural of granum. See more. The Chaco War was massive territorial war between Bolivia and Paraguay, which cost almost alives.

An old fashioned territorial dispute, the contested area was the Gran Chaco Boreal, a ,square mile region of swamp, jungle and pampas with isolated fortified towns.1 photograph: gelatin silver print ; sheet 24 x 18 cm, mount 36 x 26 cm. | Photograph shows reproduction of painting of young woman in traditional dress, probably from the Gran Chaco region of Bolivia.The word chaco stems from the Quechua word chaku, meaning "hunting land"—a testament to the Gran Chaco's wildlife, which supported indigenous peoples long before European settlers region also contains an array of wildlife and landscapes, from dry mountain grasslands to woody forests to palm stands.

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