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This is a list of non-fictional lost worlds, where the terrain has been isolated from its geological surroundings, and thus gained an independent ecological evolution, often resulting in the birth of species endemic to that area.

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List by region

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Africa

  • Madagascar - many species are indigenous to the island.

Antarctica

Asia

Europe

Oceania

Middle east

  • Ayalon Cave, Israel - limestone cave isolated from outside world. New crustaceans discovered.[2]

South America

References

  1. ^ MCILROY, ANNE (2006-06-02). "They may be ugly, but they're really deep" (in english). CTVglobemedia Publishing Inc.. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20061211.wxmarine1211/BNStory/Science/home. Retrieved 2007-06-06.  
  2. ^ Milstein, Mati (2006-06-02). "Prehistoric Cave Discovered; 8 New Species Thrive Inside" (in english). National Geographic. http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2006/06/060602-israel-cave.html. Retrieved 2007-06-06.  
  3. ^ "Scientists find 24 new species in Suriname" (in english). MSNBC. 2007-06-04. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/19028712/. Retrieved 2007-06-06.  

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