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Jameson, Robert (1774–1854), geologist and natural historian

Dennis R. Dean

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/14633

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Jameson, Robert (1774–1854), geologist and natural historian, was born on 11 July 1774 in Leith, the third son in the family of twelve of Thomas Jameson (c.1750–1802), a soap maker of Shetland ancestry, and his wife, Catherine Paton (1750–1794) of Leith...

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Subjects: Natural History ; Geology and the Lithosphere

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