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The best of Abraham Gesner

Abraham Gesner

The best of Abraham Gesner

by Abraham Gesner

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Published by Lancelot Press in Hantsport, Nova Scotia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nova Scotia,
  • New Brunswick,
  • Nova Scotia.,
  • New Brunswick.
    • Subjects:
    • Natural history -- Nova Scotia.,
    • Natural history -- New Brunswick.,
    • Mineralogy -- Nova Scotia.,
    • Nova Scotia -- Description and travel.,
    • New Brunswick -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 123-132).

      Statementselected and edited by Allison Mitcham.
      ContributionsMitcham, Allison, 1932-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1037 .G47 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination132 p. :
      Number of Pages132
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL550490M
      ISBN 100889995850
      LC Control Number96131716
      OCLC/WorldCa36066167

      Ruth Abernethy discusses her new book Life and Bronze, a Sculptor's Journal - Duration: 3 minutes, 33 seconds. Hon. Wilfred P. Moore: Honourable senators, this past Saturday, May 2, marked the th anniversary of the birth of Dr. Abraham Gesner, late of Halifax, the forgotten father of the modern petroleum industry. Abraham Gesner was born in at Cornwallis, Nova Scotia, where his parents, who were loyal to the Crown, settled after the Revolutionary War in the United [ ].

      Once it had been decided which picture they liked the best, the Master Mason ordered a large framed photo art-board to hang in their Masonic Lodge to commemorate Abraham Gesner's life. Next time you're driving through Middle Dyke road (in between Belcher St. and Church St.), take the time to stop and read the story - you'll be glad you did! the province, I consider the work of Abraham Gesner (–). I summarize Gesner’s life very briefly. Readers interested in learning more about this fascinating Maritimer should consult the biography of Gesner, and the sampler of his work, written and edited, respectively, by Alison.

      Synonyms for Gesner in Free Thesaurus. Antonyms for Gesner. 1 synonym for Gesner: Konrad von Gesner. What are synonyms for Gesner?   For the Week of Ap O n May 2, , physician, geologist, author, and inventor Abraham Gesner was born in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia. His many achievements included the development of kerosene oil, commonly used to light buildings in the United States and Canada before electricity became widely available.


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Conrad Gesner, Conrad also spelled Konrad, Gesner also spelled Gessner, (born MaZürich, Swiss Confederation [Switzerland]—died DecemZürich), Swiss physician and naturalist best known for his systematic compilations of information on animals and plants.

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