Story: Geomorphology – a history

W. M. Davis in New Zealand

W. M. Davis in New Zealand

In 1914 the American geomorphologist W. M. Davis (seated, far left) visited New Zealand. This photograph was taken on Banks Peninsula. To Davis’s right are the New Zealand geologists Charles Cotton (sitting) and Robert Speight.

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Rebecca Priestley, 'Geomorphology – a history - Key theories: 1880s–1940s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 May 2024)

Story by Rebecca Priestley, published 24 Sep 2007