Adam Sedgwick (1785-1873) - one of the founders of geology as a science in England. He defined and named the Cambrian period. Born in Dent, Cumbria.
Offers a brief biography and a suggested reading list for more information.
Biography and description of the work of one of the founders of geology as a science in England.
Photo of the memorial to Adam Sedgwick in the village of Dent in Cumbria. Brief details of the 'Sedgwick Geological Trail'.
Brief description of the trail around Dent in Cumbria, named after a 19th Century geologist, Adam Sedgwick.
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