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)
NaitionalityScots
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
FieldsGeology
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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.

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  1. http://biography.yourdictionary.com/sir-roderick-impey-murchison
  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.