Saussure, Horace Benedict de (17401799)

Saussure, Horace Benedict de, geologist and physicist, born in Geneva; was the first to ascend Mont Blanc in the interest of science, and was distinguished for his researches in the same interest all over the Alps and on other mountain ranges; he invented or improved several scientific instruments (17401799).

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

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