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John Gregory
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Born in Bow, London
Born on 27th of January 1864
Died on 2nd of June 1932

Born 1864. Died 1932 - Geologist and explorer.

Accompanied the first British East African Expedition in 1892-93. Made subsequent explorations to the Middle East, Tibet and the Americas. Wrote hundreds of geological papers on a variety of subjects including corals, tectonics and the origin of the oceans. Killed in the gorge of the River Urubamba in the Peruvian Andes.

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