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Nathaniel Southgate Shaler (1841–1906)

Shaler, Nathaniel Southgate. An American geologist; born near Newport, KY, Feb. 20, 1841; died at Cambridge, MA, April 10, 1906. He was professor of geology at Harvard, and a versatile and interesting writer. Among his works are the ‘Kentucky Geological Reports and Memoirs’ (7 vols., 1876–82); ‘On the Nature of Intellectual Property and its Importance to the State’ (1878); ‘Aspects of the Earth’ (1889); ‘The Story of our Continent’ (1892); ‘Nature and Man in North America’ (1892); ‘The Interpretation of Nature’ (1893); ‘Sea and Land’ (1894); ‘The United States of America’ (2 vols., 1894); ‘The Individual’ (1900); ‘Elizabeth of England’ (five blank-verse dramas: 1903); ‘Man and the Earth’ (1905); ‘From Old Fields’ (poems: 1906); ‘Autobiography’ (1909).