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Adam Sedgwick (1785 - 1873)

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Adam Sedgwick
Born in Dent, Yorkshiremap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Cambridge, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 20 Apr 2018
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Categories: Trinity College, Cambridge | English Geologists | Geologists.


Adam Sedgwick was born in Dent, Yorkshire in 1785, the son of Richard Sedgwick and his second wife Margaret Sturgis.[1]

He is considered to be one of the founders of modern geology.


  1. Secord, J. A. "Sedgwick, Adam (1785–1873), geologist." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. 20 Apr. 2018.

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On 11 Jul 2018 at 20:13 GMT Bret Cantwell wrote:

Note to self.

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