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Famous Geologists from Australia

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List of notable or famous geologists from Australia, with bios and photos, including the top geologists born in Australia and even some popular geologists who immigrated to Australia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Australian geologists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These geologists are sorted alphabetically, and information about each well-known geologist from Australia is included when available.

A list made up of items like Douglas Mawson and Richard Daintree.

This historic geologists from Australia list can help answer the questions "Who are some Australian geologists of note?" and "Who are the most famous geologists from Australia?" These prominent geologists of Australia may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Australian geologists.

Use this list of renowned Australian geologists to discover some new geologists that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (8 items)
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    Born: 1868
    Birthplace: Audenshaw, Greater Manchester, North West England, United Kingdom, with Dependencies and Territories
    Nationality: United Kingdom, Australia
    Profession: Geologist
    Institution: University of Melbourne, RMIT University
    Place Of Death: Beaconsfield, Europe, United Kingdom, England, Western Europe
    Date Of Death: 1937
    Albert Ernest Kitson : see more

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    Cecil Madigan

    Born: 1889
    Birthplace: DVD Region 4, Oceania, South Australia, Renmark, Australia
    Nationality: Australia
    Profession: Geologist
    Institution: University of Adelaide
    Date Of Death: 1947
    Cecil Madigan : see more

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    Born: 1882
    Birthplace: West Yorkshire, Europe, Shipley, United Kingdom, United Kingdom, with Dependencies and Territories + 2 more
    Nationality: Australia
    Profession: Geologist, Explorer
    Institution: Fort Street High School, University of Sydney
    Major/Field Of Study: Mining engineering
    Degree: Bachelor of Engineering
    Cause Of Death: Cerebral hemorrhage
    Place Of Death: DVD Region 4, Oceania, South Australia, Brighton, Australia
    Date Of Death: 1958
    Douglas Mawson : see more

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    Born: 1948
    Nationality: Australia
    Profession: Geologist
    Douglas Maxwell Stone : see more

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    Born: 1946
    Nationality: Australia
    Profession: Professor, Author, Geologist
    Institution: University of New South Wales, Macquarie University
    Ian Plimer : see more

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