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Geologists

Early Explorers

Ferdinand Roemer (1818-1891)

B. F. Shumard (1820-1889)

E. T. Dumble (1852-1927)

W. F. Cummins (1840-1931)

R. T. Hill (1858-1941)

R. A. Penrose (1863-1931)

For more information on the early surveys see: Ferguson, Walter K., Geology and Politics in Frontier Texas 1845-1909, Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1969.

 

Ferdinand Roemer, 1818-1891 Ferdinand Roemer (image) author of the first research monograph on the geology of Texas.
Mit besonderer Rücksicht auf deutsche Auswanderung und die physischen Verhältnisse des Landes nach eigener Beobachtung geschildert. Bonn, 1849, 464 pp, 1 map.

 

Frequently used abbreviations: NPL  Non-vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory | TNSC Texas Natural Science Center | UTDGS Department of Geological Sciences | BEG  Bureau of Economic Geology | VPL Vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory | JSG  Jackson School of Geosciences | SUPPORT | VOLUNTEER | GLOSSARY


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