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Famous Geologists from Australia

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 people 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.

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    Born: 1868
    Age: Died at 69 (1868-1937)
    Birthplace: Audenshaw, United Kingdom
    Profession: Geologist
    Institution: University of Melbourne, RMIT University
    Died: 1937
    Place Of Death: Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
    Albert Ernest Kitson : see more

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    Cecil Madigan

    Born: 1889
    Age: Died at 58 (1889-1947)
    Birthplace: Renmark, Australia
    Profession: Geologist
    Institution: University of Adelaide
    Died: 1947
    Cecil Madigan : see more

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    Born: 1882
    Age: Died at 76 (1882-1958)
    Birthplace: Shipley, United Kingdom
    Profession: Geologist, Explorer
    Institution: Fort Street High School, University of Sydney
    Major/Field Of Study: Mining engineering
    Died: 1958
    Cause Of Death: Cerebral hemorrhage
    Place Of Death: Brighton, Australia
    Douglas Mawson : see more

  4. 4

    Born: 1948
    Age: age 66
    Profession: Geologist
    Douglas Maxwell Stone : see more

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    Born: 1946
    Age: age 68
    Profession: Professor, Author, Geologist
    Institution: University of New South Wales, Macquarie University
    Ian Plimer : see more

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