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Sir Thomas Holland, K.C.S.I., K.C.I.E., F.R.S

Nature volume 160, pages 1113 (05 July 1947) | Download Citation



With the unexpected death of Sir Thomas Henry Holland, on May 15, British geology in general and Indian geology in particular has lost its most illustrious figure, one whose outstanding position was recognized by the fact that he was president designate of the Eighteenth Session of the International Geological Congress to be held in Great Britain in 1948, and was also president of the Organising Committee of this Congress.

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