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Archibald Geikie
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Born in Edinburgh, Edinburgh and the Lothians
Born on 28th of December 1835
Died on 10th of November 1924

Born 1835. Died 1924 - Scottish geologist.

Appointed to the Geological Survey in Scotland in 1855. Undertook work on the volcanic geology and scenery of Scotland. Elected FRS at the age of 29 and knighted in 1909.

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