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1. agassiz, jean louis rodolphe agassiz, louis agassiz

United States naturalist (born in Switzerland) who studied fossil fish; recognized geological evidence that ice ages had occurred in North America (1807-1873)

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Jean Louis Rodolphe (ʒɑ̃ lwi rɔdɔlf). 1807–73, Swiss natural historian and geologist, settled in the US after 1846

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Alexander1835-1910; U.S. zoologist, geologist, & oceanographer, born in Switzerland: son of (Jean) Louis
(Jean) Louis (Rodolphe)1807-73; U.S. zoologist & geologist, born in Switzerland

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American educator who helped organize the predecessor of Radcliffe College (1879) and served as Radcliffe's first president (1894-1899).
A glacial lake of the Pleistocene Epoch extending over much of present-day Manitoba and including parts of Minnesota, North Dakota, Ontario, and Saskatchewan.
Swiss-born American naturalist noted for his study of fossil fish and for recognizing from geologic evidence that ice ages had occurred in the Northern Hemisphere.

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