Definition of Agassiz, Jean Louis Rodolphe in English:

Agassiz, Jean Louis Rodolphe

Line breaks: Jean Louis Ro|dolphe Ag¦as|siz
Pronunciation: /ˈaɡəsi
( 1807–73), Swiss-born American zoologist, geologist, and palaeontologist. In 1837 Agassiz was the first to propose that much of Europe had once been in the grip of an ice age.

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