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Geikie, Sir Archibaldlocked

(1835–1924)
  • David Oldroyd

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Geikie, Sir Archibald (1835–1924), geologist and historian, was born in Edinburgh on 28 December 1835, the eldest son of James Stuart Geikie, a shop proprietor and subsequently professional musician, and Isabella Thom. James Murdoch Geikie (1839–1915) was his younger brother. Geikie was educated in ...

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