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 (dā′nə), James Dwight 1813-1895.
American geologist noted for his work on coral reefs and volcanoes and his influential geology and mineralogy textbooks.


, 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.
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(Biography) James Dwight (dwaɪt). 1813–95, American geologist; noted for his work The System of Mineralogy (1837)
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(ˈdeɪ nə)

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.
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