The Geologists ClipArt gallery includes 15 portraits of people who have made contributions to geology and related fields.

A Swiss innovator in the study of the Earth's natural history.

Louis Agassiz

A Swiss innovator in the study of the Earth's natural history.

(1807-1873) Swiss-American geologist and naturalist famous for his study of glaciers.

Louis John Rudolph Agassiz

(1807-1873) Swiss-American geologist and naturalist famous for his study of glaciers.

(1813-1895) American geologist who observed in expeditions to the Pacific and Antarctic and later edited the <I>American Journal of Science. </I>

James D. Dana

(1813-1895) American geologist who observed in expeditions to the Pacific and Antarctic and later edited…

James Dwight Dana (1813 &ndash;1895) was an American geologist, mineralogist and zoologist. He made important studies of mountain building, volcanic activity, and the origin and structure of continents and oceans.

James D. Dana

James Dwight Dana (1813 –1895) was an American geologist, mineralogist and zoologist. He made…

(1820-1899) Famous Canadian geologist.

Sir John William Dawson

(1820-1899) Famous Canadian geologist.

(1835--) Lead British geologist, wrote the book <I>The Life of a Boulder: Textbook of Geology</I>

Sir Archibald Geikie

(1835--) Lead British geologist, wrote the book The Life of a Boulder: Textbook of Geology

James Hutton MD was a Scottish geologist, physician, naturalist, chemist and experimental farmer. He is considered the father of modern geology.

James Hutton, M.D.

James Hutton MD was a Scottish geologist, physician, naturalist, chemist and experimental farmer. He…

(1797-1875) Scotch geologist

Sir Charles Lyell

(1797-1875) Scotch geologist

Hugh Miller (1802-1856) was a self-taught Scottish geologist and writer, folklorist, and an evangelical Christian. Born in Cromarty, he was educated in a parish school where he reportedly showed a love of reading. At 17 he was apprenticed to a stonemason, and his work in quarries, together with walks along the local shoreline, led him to the study of geology.

Hugh Miller

Hugh Miller (1802-1856) was a self-taught Scottish geologist and writer, folklorist, and an evangelical…

(1838-1914) American geologist, naturalist, explorer, and one of the first preservationists.

John Muir

(1838-1914) American geologist, naturalist, explorer, and one of the first preservationists.

(1832-1901) A geologist who was an arctic explorer.

Baron Adolf Erik Nordenskiold

(1832-1901) A geologist who was an arctic explorer.

Nordenskjold was a geologist, mineralogist, and arctic explorer. He is famoius for the <em>Vega</em> expedition.

Adolf Erik Nordenskjold

Nordenskjold was a geologist, mineralogist, and arctic explorer. He is famoius for the Vega

David Dale Owen was the third son of Robert Owen, a Welsh reformer. He did the first offical state geological surveys of Indiana, Kentucky, and Arkansas. It is likely that David Dale became interested in geology because of his father's partnership with geologist William Maclure. His first geological work was as an assistant mapping the geology of Tennessee, in 1836. He was the founder of the U.S. Geologial Survey.

David Dale Owen

David Dale Owen was the third son of Robert Owen, a Welsh reformer. He did the first offical state geological…

(1834-1902) U.S. soldier and geologist who explored the Wild West.

Major John Wesley Powell

(1834-1902) U.S. soldier and geologist who explored the Wild West.

William Smith (March 23, 1769 &ndash; August 28, 1839) was an English geologist, credited with creating the first nationwide geological map.

William Smith

William Smith (March 23, 1769 – August 28, 1839) was an English geologist, credited with creating…