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Da·na(dā′nə), James Dwight 1813-1895.
American geologist noted for his work on coral reefs and volcanoes and his influential geology and mineralogy textbooks.
Dana, Richard Henry 1815-1882.
American lawyer and writer best known for his Two Years Before the Mast (1840), an account of his voyage from Boston to California around Cape Horn.
(Biography) James Dwight (dwaɪt). 1813–95, American geologist; noted for his work The System of Mineralogy (1837)
1. Charles Anderson, 1819–97, U.S. newspaper publisher.
2. James Dwight, 1813–95, U.S. geologist and mineralogist.
3. Richard Henry, Jr., 1815–82, U.S. jurist and author.