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Oldham, Richard Dixon

Andrew Grout

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/37820

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Oldham, Richard Dixon (1858–1936), geologist and seismologist, was born on 30 or 31 July 1858 in Dublin, the third of the five sons (there was also a daughter) of Thomas Oldham (1816–1878), later superintendent of the geological survey of India, and his wife, ...

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Subjects: Volcanology and Seismology ; Geology and the Lithosphere

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