Weber's line

noun

Definition of Weber's line

  1. :  a hypothetical boundary lying approximately along the Australo-Papuan Shelf and being sometimes preferred to Wallace's line as the common boundary of the Oriental and Australian biogeographic regions

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Origin and Etymology of weber's line

after Max Weber †1937 German zoologist


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