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Duncan, Peter Martin

T. G. Bonney

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Duncan, Peter Martin (1824–1891), geologist, was born at Twickenham, on 20 April 1824, the son of Peter King Duncan, a leather merchant and descendant of an old Scottish family, and Jemima, daughter of Captain R. Martin RN of Ilford, Essex. Duncan was educated at the ...

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Subjects: Geology and the Lithosphere

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