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Alexander, 1835–1910, U.S. oceanographer and marine zoologist, born in Switzerland.
his father, (Jean) Louis (Rodolphe)
[zhahn lwee raw-dawlf] /ʒɑ̃ lwi rɔˈdɔlf/ (Show IPA), 1807–73, U.S. zoologist and geologist, born in Switzerland.
Elizabeth Cabot Cary, 1822–1907, U.S. author and educator, a founder and the first president (1894–1903) of Radcliffe College.
Lake, a lake existing in the prehistoric Pleistocene Epoch in central N America. 700 miles (1127 km) long.
Historical Examples

More Letters of Charles Darwin Charles Darwin
James Watt Andrew Carnegie
The Face of the Fields Dallas Lore Sharp
The Works of Whittier, Volume II (of VII) John Greenleaf Whittier
The World’s Greatest Books – Volume 15 – Science Various
Lotus Buds Amy Carmichael
The Face of the Fields Dallas Lore Sharp
On the Origin of Species Charles Darwin
The Missing Link in Modern Spiritualism A. Leah Underhill
Form and Function E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell

Jean Louis Rodolphe (ʒɑ̃ lwi rɔdɔlf). 1807–73, Swiss natural historian and geologist, settled in the US after 1846
Swiss-born American naturalist whose studies of glaciers and their movement introduced the idea of the ice age in 1840. Agassiz later revolutionized science education in the United States by emphasizing direct observation of the natural environment.


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