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Buckland, William

Line breaks: Wil|liam Buck|land
Pronunciation: /ˈbʌklənd
 
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Definition of Buckland, William in English:

( 1784–1856), English geologist. He helped to redefine geology, correlating deposits and associated fossils with former conditions, and developed the idea of an ice age. He was the first to describe and name a dinosaur (Megalosaurus), in 1824.

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