Dates: 1815 - ?|
Source of Characteristics: Wellesley Index
Characteristics: Commissioner on coal mines
Source of Characteristics: Athenaeum
Characteristics: Contributed on a wide range of subjects, including: geology, natural history, physical geography (particularly the Alps), travel (particularly France, Switzerland, Iceland, Italy and Scotland), mining, the philosophy of science, the Darwinian debate, oceanography and ornithology.