Definition of Louis agassiz
1. Noun. 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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1. Types of Mankind Or, Ethnological Researches: Based Upon the Ancient ...by Josiah Clark Nott, George Robins Gliddon by Josiah Clark Nott, George Robins Gliddon (1855)
""Memoir of the life and scientific labors of Samuel George Morton, by Henry S. Patterson": p. xvii-lvii."
2. Americans by Adoption: Brief Biographies of Great Citizens Born in Foreign Lands by Joseph Husband (1920)
"Lover of nature, and particularly of the living things which have for hundreds of thousands of years inhabited the earth, louis agassiz bore a name that ..."
3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1888)
"He was educated at the University of Oxford, and entered the order of louis agassiz. ... louis agassiz."
4. The Chautauquan by Chautauqua Institution (1906)
"louis agassiz By David Starr Jordan President of Leland Stanford, Jr., ... THIS year of grace 1907 marks the centennial of the birth of louis agassiz. ..."
5. Scientific Papers of Asa Gray by Asa Gray, Charles Sprague Sargent (1889)
"'/louis agassiz. THERE is no need to give an abstract of the contents of these fascinating volumes,1 for everybody is reading them. ..."
6. Narrative and Critical History of America by Justin Winsor (1889)
"The views of Morton respecting the autochthonous origin of the Indian found an able upholder when louis agassiz, taking the broader view of the independent ..."
7. Leading American Men of Science by David Starr Jordan (1910)
"louis agassiz ZOOLOGIST 1807-1873 BY CHARLES FREDERICK HOLDER "I WISH to be a good ... It is a pleasure to have known louis agassiz, to have seen his genial ..."