Dawson, Sir John William (b. 1820)

Dawson, Sir John William, geologist and naturalist, born in Pictou, Nova Scotia; studied in Edinburgh; distinguished himself as a palæontologist; published in 1872, “Story of the Earth and Man”; in 1877, “Origin of the World”; and recently, “Geology and History”; called in question the Darwinian theory as to the origin of species; (b. 1820).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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Davis, Thomas
Davis Strait
Davitt, Michael
Davos-Platz
Davout
Davy, Sir Humphry
Davy Jones's Locker
Davy-Lamp
Dawkins, William Boyd
Dawson, George
Dawson, Sir John William
Day, John
Day, Thomas
Dayaks
Dayton
D'Azara
Dead Sea
Deák, Francis
Deal
Dean, Forest of
Dean of Guild