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James Dwight Dana

United States geologist

Died when: 82 years 61 days (986 months)
Star Sign: Aquarius

 

James Dwight Dana

James Dwight Dana FRS FRSE (February 12, 1813 – April 14, 1895) was an American geologist, mineralogist, volcanologist, and zoologist.He made pioneering studies of mountain-building, volcanic activity, and the origin and structure of continents and oceans around the world.


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