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Dr. G. M. Dawson, C.M.G., F.R.S.

Nature volume 63, page 472 (14 March 1901) | Download Citation



GEOLOGICAL science, and Canada in particular, have suffered an irreparable loss in the death of George Mercer Dawson, C.M.G., LL.D., F.R.S., the director of the Geological Survey of that Dominion. He was born at Pictou, Nova Scotia, on August 1, 1849, and was the eldest surviving son of the late Sir John William Dawson, whose death was recorded in NATURE for November 23, 1899.

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