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Sir Roderick Impey Murchison (1792–1871)

Murchison, Roderick Impey, Sir. A Scottish geologist; born at Tarradale (Ross), Feb. 19, 1792; died in London, Oct. 22, 1871. He was one of the founders and often president of the Royal Geographical Society; director-general of the British Geological Survey (1855). He published: ‘Geology of Russia and the Ural’ (1845); ‘Siluria’ (1854); ‘Geological Atlas of Europe’ (1856); etc.