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Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography/Abbadie, Antoine Thomson d’

ABBADIE, Antoine Thomson d', explorer, b. in Dublin, Ireland, in 1810 : d. in 1896. With his younger brother, Arnaud Michel, he was early taken to France by his father, a Frenchman. In 1835 he was sent by the academy of sciences on an exploring expedition to Brazil, where he remained nearly two years. In 1873 he published " Observations relatives a la physique du globe, faites au Bresil et en Ethiopie " in four volumes. His other works do not relate to South America.