Lyell, Charles (1797–1875)

Charles Lyell was born in Kinnordy, Forfarshire, Scotland, on November14, 1797, the eldest of 10 children. His father guided his early studies of nature, but Lyell's formal education was received at Exeter College of Oxford University. While there, Lyell was influenced ...

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