Taylor, Michael A (1999) A very local hero. New Scientist, 163 (2196). pp. 52-53.

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Abstract

Profiles 19th century amateur palenteologist Hugh Miller. His discoveries of fossils in the Firth of Cromarty in Scotland; Notice of his fossils by the paleontologist Louis Agassiz, and recognition Miller received by Agassiz; His life in Scotland; His decision to drop out of high school to become a stonemason and poet; His eventual job as editor of The Witness in Edinburgh; His bout with lung disease and eventual suicide in 1856.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CT Biography
Q Science > QE Geology
Theme: Understanding the natural world
Department: Natural Sciences
Depositing User: Users 15 not found.
Date Deposited: 11 May 2012 13:44
Last Modified: 11 May 2012 13:44
URI: http://repository.nms.ac.uk/id/eprint/897

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