Adam Sedgwick (1785-1873) - one of the founders of geology as a science in England. He defined and named the Cambrian period. Born in Dent, Cumbria.
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Adam Sedgwick (1785-1873)
Biography and description of the work of one of the founders of geology as a science in England.
Adam Sedgwick Memorial
Photo of the memorial to Adam Sedgwick in the village of Dent in Cumbria. Brief details of the 'Sedgwick Geological Trail'.
Sedgwick Geological Trail
Brief description of the trail around Dent in Cumbria, named after a 19th Century geologist, Adam Sedgwick.
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