Nathaniel Wetherell

Geologist, Deceased Person

1800 – 1875

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Who was Nathaniel Wetherell?

Dr. Nathaniel Thomas Wetherell MRCS FGS was a British geologist and surgeon. His work involved the collection of various fossils found in England. He was born, lived, and died in Highgate, England.

Wetherell discovered a strange mixture of rocks and fossils of northern provenance in Coldfall Wood, Muswell Hill in 1835. This led subsequently to the recognition that glaciation had affected southern England.

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Born
Sep 6, 1800
Profession
Lived in
  • Highgate
Died
Dec 22, 1875

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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