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THOMSON, Sir Charles Wyville FRSE FRS FLS FGS FZS (1830-1882) Natural Historian & Marine Zoologist

Born Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland. He made major contributions to biological understanding of the deep oceans and the existence of deep sea currents. The Wyville-Thomson Ridge in the North Atlantic is named after him.

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