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Austen, Henry Haversham Godwin- (1834–1923), explorer and geologist

Kenneth Mason.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Maps and Map-making; Asian History; Indian History; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1133 words.

Austen, Henry Haversham Godwin- (1834–1923), explorer and geologist, was born at Teignmouth on 6 July 1834, the eldest son of Robert Alfred Cloyne Godwin-Austen (1808–1884), geologist, of...

Gregory, John Walter (1864–1932), geologist and explorer

D. F. Branagan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Maps and Map-making; Australasian and Pacific History; History of the Americas; Geology and the Lithosphere; African History. 980 words.

Gregory, John Walter (1864–1932), geologist and explorer, was born at 18 Gainsborough Road, Mile End Old Town, London, on 27 January 1864, the son of John James Gregory, wool merchant, and...

Haast, Sir (John Francis) Julius von [formerly Johann Franz Haast] (1822–1887), geologist and explorer

Wolfhart Langer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Maps and Map-making; Australasian and Pacific History; Geology and the Lithosphere. 972 words.

Haast, Sir (John Francis) Julius von [formerly Johann Franz Haast] (1822–1887), geologist and explorer, was born on 1 May 1822 at house no. 320, Bonn (now 1 Bonngasse), Germany, one of the...

Harrison, John Vernon (1892–1972), geologist and explorer

E. A. Vincent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Maps and Map-making; History of the Americas; Asian History; Geology and the Lithosphere. 651 words.

Harrison, John Vernon (1892–1972), geologist and explorer, was born on 16 March 1892 at Bloemfontein, Orange Free State, the son of J. Frederick Harrison, a civil engineer. Of Scottish...

Hind, Henry Youle (1823–1908), geologist and explorer in Canada

Richard A. Jarrell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maps and Map-making; History of the Americas; Geology and the Lithosphere. 861 words.

Hind, Henry Youle (1823–1908), geologist and explorer in Canada, was born on 1 June 1823 at Nottingham, the third of five sons of Thomas Hind (d. 1845), a lace manufacturer, and his wife,...

Leichhardt, (Friedrich Wilhelm) Ludwig (1813–1848?), natural scientist and explorer in Australia

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History; Maps and Map-making; Geology and the Lithosphere; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 846 words.

Leichhardt, (Friedrich Wilhelm) Ludwig (1813–1848?), natural scientist and explorer in Australia, was born on 23 October 1813 at Trebatsch, near Beeskow, then in Saxony but after 1845 in...

Wager, Lawrence Rickard [Bill] (1904–1965), geologist and explorer

E. A. Vincent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Maps and Map-making; Asian History; European History; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1032 words.

Wager, Lawrence Rickard [Bill] (1904–1965), geologist and explorer, was born on 5 February 1904 at Batley, Yorkshire, elder son of Morton Ethelred Wager (1871–1939), headmaster of Hebden...