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Forenames: James

Last name: GEIKIE

Titles and Honours:

Date of Election: 1900-04-24

Honorary Member? Yes

Obituaries: 1914-15 Vol 49 xxv-xliv

Present in the Dictionary of National Biography? Yes


1874 - 'The Great Ice Age'; 'Outlines of Geology'; 'Structural and Field Geology'; 'Prehistoric Europe'; 'The Antiquity of Man'; 'Mountains, their origin, growth and decay'; 'Earth sculpture'

J.B. Gillies 'Edinburgh Past and Present... notes... by... Dr Geikie, etc.' 1886 4o

Sir A. Geikie 'Descriptive Catalogue of Rock Specimens collected by the geological survey of Scotland etc' (certain parts prepared by J. Geikie) 1870 8o

H. Heine 'Songs and lyrics, by H. Heine and other German poets' Done in English verse by J. Geikie 1887 8o

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Place of Residence:


Professor of Geology and Mineralogy, Edinburgh

1861 officer of the geological survey of Scotland
1882 Professor at Edinburgh, Dean of science faculty
1884 Founded Scottish Geographical Society (President for several years)

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