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Description of a new gallinule, from Gough Island

Allen, J. A.

Description of a new gallinule, from Gough Island

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Published by American Museum of Natural History in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gallinula -- Tristan da Cunha -- Gough Island.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J.A. Allen.
    SeriesBulletin of the American Museum of Natural History -- v. 4, article 6
    ContributionsAmerican Museum of Natural History.
    The Physical Object
    PaginationP. 57-58 ;
    Number of Pages58
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19840090M

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Gough Island (/ ɡ ɒ f /), also known historically as Gonçalo Álvares after the Portuguese explorer, is a rugged volcanic island in the South Atlantic Ocean.

It is a dependency of Tristan da Cunha and part of the British overseas territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da is about km ( mi) south-east of the Tristan da Cunha archipelago (which includes Nightingale Highest point: Edinburgh Peak.

Gough Island is home to two endemic species of land birds, the gallinule and the Gough rowettie, as well as to 12 endemic species of plants, while Inaccessible Island boasts two birds, eight plants and at least 10 invertebrates endemic to the island.

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