James Dwight Dana

American geologist, mineralogist and zoologist; made important studies of mountain-building, volcanic activity, and the origin and structure of continents and oceans

James Dwight Dana

Works edit

  • System of Mineralogy (1837)
  • Manual of Mineralogy (1848)
  • Manual of Geology (1863)
  • Corals and Coral Islands (1872; revised ed. 1890)
  • Characteristics of Volcanoes (1890)

Articles in Popular Science Monthly edit

Works about Dana edit


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