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Keltie, Sir John Scott (1840-1927), geographer

Elizabeth Baigent

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/34269
Keltie, Sir John Scott (1840-1927), geographer


Keltie, Sir John Scott (1840-1927), geographer, was born on 29 March 1840 in Dundee, the son of David Keltie, a builder and stonemason in Perth, and his wife, Christian, the daughter of William Scott of Crieff. The family returned to Perth shortly after John's birth and he attended school there. ...

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