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Dr. C. D. Walcott

Nature volume 119, pages 325326 (26 February 1927) | Download Citation



GEOLOGISTs and palæontologists mourn the loss of Dr. Charles Doolittle Walcott, who died on Feb. 8. For the last half-century he had occupied a foremost place in research in North America, and his discoveries in the older Palæozoic rocks had excited universal interest and admiration. At an age when most workers begin to need some repose, he continued his investigations with unabated vigour, and he was active in the pursuit of science almost to the end.

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