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Inge Lehmann

(1888—1993)


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(1888–1993)

A Danish geophysicist, Lehmann was Director of the Seismological Department of the Royal Danish Geodetic Institute from 1928 to 1953. In 1936 she was able to demonstrate, from studies of the refraction of P-waves, that the Earth has a solid inner core.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.


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