meaning of agassiz

agassiz meaning in General Dictionary

US naturalist (created in Switzerland) just who studied fossil fish; respected geological proof that ice many years had occurred in North America (1807-1873)

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The table-topped hills of Almeyrin (or Almeirim) and Erere, which lie near the lower Amazon and rise to heights of 800 and 900 ft., are generally considered the southernmost margin of this plateau, though Agassiz and others describe them as remains of a great sandstone sheet which once covered the entire Amazon valley.

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