Matthews , Drummond Hoyle

Matthews , Drummond Hoyle
(1931–1997) British geologist.

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  • Vine , Frederick John — (1939–1988) British geologist Vine was educated at Cambridge University. After a period in America teaching at Princeton University (1965–70) he returned to Britain becoming reader (1970) and professor of environmental science (1974) at the… …   Scientists

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