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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 among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known geologist from Australia is included when available.

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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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Sir Albert Ernest Kitson KBE, CMG was a British/Australian geologist and naturalist, winner of the Lyell Medal in 1927. ...more

Age: Died at 69 (1868-1937)

Birthplace: Audenshaw, United Kingdom

Profession: Geologist

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Cecil Madigan

Cecil Thomas Madigan was an Australian explorer and geologist born in Renmark, South Australia. After attending Prince Alfred College in Adelaide, and the University of Adelaide, he won a Rhodes scholarship in 1911 to study geology at Magdalen College, Oxford. In 1911 he was invited by Sir Douglas ...more

Age: Died at 58 (1889-1947)

Birthplace: Renmark, Australia

Profession: Geologist

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Sir Douglas Mawson OBE FRS FAA was an Australian geologist, Antarctic explorer and academic. Along with Roald Amundsen, Robert Falcon Scott, and Ernest Shackleton, Mawson was a key expedition leader during the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration. ...more

Age: Died at 76 (1882-1958)

Birthplace: Shipley, United Kingdom

Profession: Geologist, Explorer

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Douglas Maxwell Stone also known as Doug Stone is an Australian geologist, author, publisher, farmer and businessman. He was born in Kew, Victoria, and is the son of Lawrie Phillip Stone and Josephine Alexander Proctor. He is Manager of Outdoor Press, and a farmer on the property known as Granite ...more

Age: 68

Profession: Geologist

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