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Etheldred Benett (1776–1845): the first woman geologist?

S. Laming
S. Laming
Gloucestershire Geoconservation Trust
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D. Laming
D. Laming
Herrington Geoscience, Exeter
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January 01, 2007


Etheldred Benett was chosen as the emblem for the Conference ‘The role of women in the history of Geology’ held in November 2005 at the Geological Society of London. This short synopsis was submitted as a poster to the conference.

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The Role of Women in the History of Geology

C. V. Burek
C. V. Burek
University of Chester, UK
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B. Higgs
B. Higgs
University College Cork, Ireland
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January 01, 2007




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