Henry Benedict Medlicott

Geologist, Organization leader

1829 – 1905

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Who was Henry Benedict Medlicott?

Henry Benedict Medlicott was an Irish geologist who worked in India. He was a coauthor of a text on the geology of India and is credited with the coining of the term "Gondwana" which was later used to create the concept of Gondwanaland.

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Born
Aug 3, 1829
Ireland
Profession
Education
  • Trinity College, Dublin
Employment
  • Geological Survey of India
    (1857 - )
Lived in
  • County Galway
Died
Apr 6, 1905

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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