Alexander Dalrymple

(1737—1808) hydrographer

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Scottish hydrographer. Alexander Dalrymple was born on July 24, 1737, at Newhailes, near Edinburgh, a younger son of Sir James Dalrymple. After his father's death in 1751, Alexander began ...

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