Wallace Line

The Wallace Line is a boundary line that separates the fauna of Asia and Australia. It is named after Alfred Russel Wallace, a British naturalist who first discovered the line during his travels in the 19th century. The line runs through the Indonesian archipelago, and separates two biogeographical regions – the Oriental region to the […]

The Discovery of UB-29

UB-29 was a German U-boat (submarine) that served in World War I. It belonged to the UB II type of submarines, which were used primarily for coastal patrols and reconnaissance missions. UB-29 was launched on June 29, 1915, and commissioned on September 18, 1915, under the command of Kapitänleutnant Herbert Pustkuchen. On December 13, 1916, […]