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Hector, Sir Jameslocked

(1834–1907)
  • Alan Mason

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Hector, Sir James (1834–1907), colonial geologist and geological administrator, was born on 16 March 1834 in Edinburgh, the eldest son of Alexander Hector, lawyer and writer to the signet, and his second wife, Margaret Macrostie. He was educated at the Academy and at the high school in ...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)