TITLE

Merensky, Hans

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Merensky, Hans (1871-1952) was a South African geologist, mining engineer, and naturalist whose efforts contributed greatly to the development of the country's natural resources.
ACCESSION #
37309175

 

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