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Record #180011:

Louis Agassiz (1807-1873) / Peter Stettler.

Title: Louis Agassiz (1807-1873) / Peter Stettler.
Author(s): Stettler, Peter.
Date: 2007.
Language: German.
In: Alpen : Zeitschrift des Schweizer Alpen-Clubs. (2007.), Vol. 5 (2007)
Abstract: Brief biography of Swiss pioneer of glaciology, celebrating 200th anniversary of birth. Covers: education; early interest in nature; development of glacial theory to explain presence of erratic blocks, polished and striated rocks, etc., far from contemporary glaciers; fieldwork including bivouac "Hôtel des Neuchâtelois" on medial moraine of Unteraargletscher; move to United States to assume Harvard chair in Zoology and Geology; development of critique of Darwinian evolution in which Christian God recreated life after each glaciation.
Notes:

Alpen : Zeitschrift des Schweizer Alpen-Clubs. Vol. 5 :66-69 (2007).

Keywords: 92 -- Biographies.
551.32 -- Glaciology.
5(091) -- History of science.
551.33 -- Glacial geology.
551.32(091) -- History of glaciology.
551.336 -- Ice ages.
551.338 -- Ice ages, theories of causation.
551.324 -- Land ice.
551.331.5 -- Glacial erosion and protection. Sub-glacial topography.
551.332.57 -- Erratic blocks and boulder trains.
575.8 -- Phylogeny.
551.324.51 -- Land ice, theory of flow.
E2 -- Glaciology: general.
SPRI record no.: 180011

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