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George William Featherstonhaugh

Born: Apr 9, 1780

Death: Sep 28, 1866

Birthplace: London

Nationality: United Kingdom

George William Featherstonhaugh

Date of Birth : Apr 9, 1780
Date of Death : Sep 28, 1866
Birth Place : London

George William Featherstonhaugh FRS was a British-American geologist and geographer. He was one of the proposers of the Albany and Schenectady Railroad and was the first geologist to the US government. He surveyed portions of the Louisiana Purchase for the US Government.

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  • Sarah Duane
  • Charlotte Williams
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