Roderick Murchison

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Sir Roderick Murchison, Bt
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Sir Roderick Murchison
Born22 Februar 1792(1792-02-22)
Tarradale Hoose, Muir o Ord, Ross-shire,
Died22 October 1871(1871-10-22) (aged 79)
Kent forSilurian Seestem
Devonian Seestem[1]
Hauf-marrae(s)Charlotte Hugonin
AwairdsCopley Medal (1849)
Makdougall Brisbane Prize (1859)
Wollaston Medal (1864)
Foonder's Medal (1871)
Scientific career

Roderick Impey Murchison, 1st Baronet KCB DCL FRS FRSE FLS PRGS PBA MRIA (22 Februar 1792[2] – 22 October 1871) wis a Scots geologist wha first descrived an investigatit the Silurian seestem.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  2. Amodeo, Christian (June 2005). "Sir Roderick Impey Murchison: Pioneering Scottish geologist Roderick Murchison was instrumental in the identification and naming of several geological time periods". Geographical.