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Amadeus William Grabau

(1870—1946)


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(1870–1946)

An American geologist and palaeontologist, Grabau was a professor at Columbia University, New York, and later worked on the geologic survey of China. In 1940 he developed a theory of rhythms in the growth of the Earth's crust, and of repetitions in mountain building.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.


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