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Of the general theories proposed, the two of greatest generality and explanatory power are Charles Darwin's Subsidence Theory and R. A. Daly's Theory of Glacial Control. Advocates of these theories have engaged in a long and at times acrimonious debate, in which Davis played a major part, but which we can now recognize to have been largely based on false premises. It must be emphasized that Darwin's was essentially a theory of the structure and origins of coral reefs, while Daly's sought to explain particular features of surface morphology.

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