Edward A. Irving

Geologist, Person

1927 –

65

Who is Edward A. Irving?

Edward A. "Ted" Irving, CM FRSC FRS is a geologist and emeritus scientist with the Geological Survey of Canada. His studies of paleomagnetism provided the first physical evidence of the theory of continental drift. His efforts contributed to our understanding of how mountain ranges, climate, and life have changed over the past millions of years.

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Born
1927
Lancashire
Also known as
  • Ted Irving
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
  • Canada
Profession
Education
  • University of Cambridge
Lived in
  • British Columbia

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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