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Biographical Dictionary of Geography


By: RP Larkin and GL Peters

361 pages, no illustrations

Greenwood Press

Hardback | Jan 1993 | #27941 | ISBN: 0313276226
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^: ¬ Listings. Sketches of 77 individuals - explorers, writers and scholars.


Part 1 Dictionary - Biographical Entries: Roald Amundsen; Aristotle; Wallace Walter Atwood; Henri Baulig; Brian J.L. Berry; John R. Borchert; Isaiah Bowman; Albert Perry Brigham; Anton Friedrich Busching; Walter Christaller; Captain James Cook; Nicolaus Copernicus; Charles Andrew Cotton; George Babcock Cressey; Raymond E. Crist; Charles Darwin; William Morris Davis; Sten de Geer; Vasily Vasilyevich Dokuchaev; Eratosthenes; James Geikie; Grove Karl Gilbert; John Paul Goode; Jean Gottmann; Arnold Henry Guyot; Peter Haggett; Chauncy D. Harris; David W. Harvey; Karl Haushofer; Herodotus; Alfred Hettner; Alexander von Humboldt; Ellsworth Huntington; Preston Everett James; Mark Jefferson; Immanuel Kant; Wladimir Koppen; Pyotr Kropotkin; Halford John Mackinder; George Perkins Marsh; Matthew Fontaine Maury; Donald W. Meinig; Hugh Robert Mill; John Muir; Lewis Mumford; Sebastian Munster; Fridtjof Nansen; James J. Parsons; Albrecht Penck; John Welsey Powell; Ptolemy; Freidrich Ratzel; Ernst Georg Revenstein; Elisee Reclus; Ferdinand Freiherr von Richthofen; Carl Ritter; Arthur H. Robinson; Richard Joel Russell; Rollin D. Salisbury; Carl Ortwin Sauer; William Scoresby; Ellen Churchill Semple; Ernest Shackleton; Joseph Russell Smith; Mary Somerville; Laurence Dudley Stamp; Strabo; Thomas Griffith Taylor; Thales of Miletus; Johann Heinrich von Thunen; Carl Troll; Yi Fu Tuan; Edward Louis Ullman; Nikolai Ivanovich Vavilov; Paul Vidal de la Blache; Gilbert F. White; Sidney William Wooldridge. Appendices: Alphabetical listing of Geographers. Chronological Listing of Geographers. Geographers by Country of Birth. General Subject Index.

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