Merriam, Clinton Hart

January 2009
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
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Merriam, Clinton Hart (1855-1942), was an American physician and zoologist. His expeditions for wildlife study in the western United States led to a compilation of data that helped to define the geographic distribution of animals and plants throughout the country. He later studied the Pacific Coast Indians. He also was a founder of the National Geographic Society in 1888.


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