Sir William Logan and Sir J.W. Dawson: Victorian Geology as Scottish Science in a New World Environment

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Title
Sir William Logan and Sir J.W. Dawson: Victorian Geology as Scottish Science in a New World Environment
Abstract
The Montreal-born William Edmond Logan (1798-1875) was appointed, in 1842, the first head of the then Montreal-based Geological Survey of Canada. The Nova Scotia-born John William Dawson (1820-1899) served as professor of geology and Principal at McGill University from 1855-1893. Both were of Scottish descent and both studied at the University of Edinburgh.
Book Title
Kingdom of the Mind: How the Scots Helped Make Canada
Place
Montreal and Kingston
Publisher
McGill-Queen's University Press
Date
2006
Pages
167-182
Language
en
Citation
Zeller, Suzanne. “Sir William Logan and Sir J.W. Dawson: Victorian Geology as Scottish Science in a New World Environment.” In Kingdom of the Mind: How the Scots Helped Make Canada, edited by Peter E. Rider and Heather McNabb, 167–182. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2006.
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