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  • Kitchen-middens of England, Ireland and Denmark reveal the existence of the capercally, Tetrao urogallus, and of the great auk or gare-fowl, Alca impennis; both species long since vanished from those countries.
  • The great auk, once common on the British coasts, those of Denmark, the east coast of North America, then restricted to those of Newfoundland, Greenland and Iceland, has been killed by man, and the same fate has overtaken the Labrador duck, the Phillip Island parrot, Nestor productus, and the large cormorant of FIG.
  • Hence anAu = auk t a22a33...ann, where the cofactor of an is clearly the determinant obtained by erasing the first row and the first column.
  • Since A lk is a determinant we similarly obtain Alk = a21Alk+� � � +a2,k-iAl,k +a2,k+lAl,k+ ���+a2 21 2,k-1 2, k +1 2,n and thence = Xalia2kAli where k; i,k 2k and as before A = a1, an A i> k i,k I ail, auk 12k an important expansion of A.
  • AUK, a name commonly given to several species of sea-fowl.

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