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Mary Anning

(1799—1847) fossil collector and dealer


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(1799–1847)

In the annals of palaeontology Mary Anning has a secure place for her discovery of the Jurassic marine reptile Ichthyosaurus. She was the daughter of a cabinet-maker who sold ...

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.


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