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Dana, James Dwight Line breaks: James Dwight Dana
Pronunciation: /ˈdeɪnə/

Definition of Dana, James Dwight in English:

(1813–95), American naturalist, geologist, and mineralogist. He founded an important classification of minerals based on chemistry and physics. His view of the earth as a unit was an evolutionary one, but he was slow to accept Darwin’s theory of evolution.
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