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Darwin Correspondence Project

Letter

Charles Adolphe Morlot

1820–67

Swiss stratigrapher and archaeologist. Appointed professor of geology and mineralogy, Lausanne, in 1851. At one time, conservator of the Bern Archaeological Museum. Wrote on the Tertiary and Quaternary geology of Austria, Switzerland, and Denmark. Originator of the term "Quaternary".

Sources

ADB

Sarjeant 1980.