21 May 2004
Vol 304, Issue 5674

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COVER Map of the Southern Hemisphere showing the wind resistance encountered in traveling from Bouvet Island (black square) for 1 to 10 May 2003 (increasing resistance from orange to blue; land and ice over oceans are black). Wind resistance predicts plant dispersal between landmasses, as described on page 1144. [Map: Á. M. Felicísimo]