John Milne

John Milne

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Milne was the British geologist and mining engineer who worked on a horizontal seismograph. Milne was born in Liverpool, England and raised in Rochdale and Milnrow in Lancashire. He was educated at King's College London and the Royal School of Mines.In the summers of 1873 and 1874, following a recommendation by the Royal School of Mines, Milne was hired by Cyrus Field as a mining engineer to explore Newfoundland and Labrador in search of coal and mineral resources. During this time he also wrote papers on the interaction of ice and rock, and visited Funk Island, writing another paper on the newly extinct Great Auk. In December, 1873 Milne accompanied Dr. Charles Tilstone Beke on an expedition to determine the true location of Mount Sinai in northwest Arabia. He took the opportunity to study the geology of the Sinai Peninsula and passed on a collection of fossils to the British Museumshow more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 149.86 x 223.52 x 10.16mm | 136.08g
  • Frac Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 613497627X
  • 9786134976275