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Esmark, Jens, 1762-1839

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Personal name headingEsmark, Jens, 1762-1839
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Associated countryDenmark Norway
Associated placeOslo (Norway)
Birth date1762-12-31
Death date1839-01-26
Place of birthÅrhus (Denmark)
Place of deathOslo (Norway)
Field of activityGeology Mineralogy Glaciers Mountaineering
Profession or occupationCollege teachers Geologists Mineralogists
Found inIstidens oppdager, [2017]: t.p. (Jens Esmark) p. 20 (born 31 December 1762) p. died 26 January 1839)
Wikipedia, viewed 16 April 2019: Jens Esmark p. (born in Århus in Denmark; eventually moved to Kongsberg, Norway and became Norway's first professor of geology at Oslo University; professor of mineralogy; mountain climber and expedition leader; became an expert on glaciers, recognizing them as a powerful agent of erosion that had carved the Norwegian fjords)
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