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Horne, Johnlocked

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Horne, John (1848–1928), geologist, was born at Campsie, Stirlingshire, on 1 January 1848, the son of a farmer, James Horne, and his wife, Janet, née Braid. He attended Glasgow high school and Glasgow University, where he studied under Lord Kelvin, but did not graduate. He left the university at the age of nineteen to take an appointment with the geological survey, where he spent his whole working life....

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British Geological Survey, Keyworth, Nottinghamshire
, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London