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Davis William Morris (Davis William Morris)

( The American geographer and geologist.)

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Biography Davis William Morris (Davis William Morris)
(1850-1934)
Born in Philadelphia (pc. PA) February 12, 1850. He graduated from Harvard University in 1869 and worked in 1870-1873 in the National Observatory in the city of Cordoba (Argentina). In 1876 he returned to Harvard University, where he held the post of Professor of Geology in 1899-1912. He taught in Berlin (1908-1909) and Paris (1911-1912) Universities. From 1930 to 1934 - a professor of geomorphology at Caltech. Founder of the Association of American Geographers. In 1911 he was elected president of the Geological Society. Among his works - Elementary Meteorology (Elementary Meteorology, . 1894), Practical lessons on physical geography (Practical Exercises in Physical Geography, . 1898), Geographical Essays (Geographical Essays, . 1909); Lesser Antilles (The Lesser Antilles, . 1926); problem of coral reefs (The Coral Reef Problem, . 1928),
. Davis died in Pasadena (pc. CA) February 5, 1934


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