John Phillips (geologist)

John Phillips (geologist) British Scientist


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John Phillips (geologist) passed away on 24th Apr 1874 aged 73.


John Phillips (geologist) is a British Scientist. Their zodiac sign is Capricorn.

John Phillips (geologist) is a member of the following lists: 1800 births, Presidents of the Geological Society of London and English geologists.


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First Name John
Last Name Phillips
Birthday 25th December, 1800
Died 24th April, 1874
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Nationality British
Occupation Scientist

John Phillips FRS (25 December 1800 – 24 April 1874) was an English geologist. In 1841 he published the first global geologic time scale based on the correlation of fossils in rock strata, thereby helping to standardize terminology including the term Mesozoic, which he invented.

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