Female Geologists

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Kathryn D. Sullivan
4
Birthdate: October 3, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paterson, New Jersey, United States

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Inge Lehmann
(Seismologist)

Inge Lehmann
3
Birthdate: May 13, 1888
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: February 21, 1993

Danish seismologist Inge Lehmann is remembered for her groundbreaking discovery of the Earth’s solid inner core and molten outer core, using seismic waves. While she initially studied math, she later deviated to seismology, with a focus on ascertaining earthquake epicenters. The William Bowie Medal-winning scientist died at age 104.

 3 
Katia Krafft
(Volcanologists)

Katia Krafft
4
Birthdate: April 17, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Soultz-Haut-Rhin, France
Died: June 3, 1991

 4 
Marie Tharp
(Geologist)

Marie Tharp
3
Birthdate: July 30, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ypsilanti, Michigan, United States
Died: August 23, 2006

 5 
Marcia McNutt
(Geophysicist)

Marcia McNutt
3
Birthdate: February 19, 1952
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

 6 
Florence Bascom
(Geologist)

Florence Bascom
3
Birthdate: July 14, 1862
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Williamstown, Massachusetts, United States
Died: June 18, 1945

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Marina Salye
(Geologist)

Marina Salye
2
Birthdate: October 19, 1934
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: March 21, 2012
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 8 
Judy Wakhungu
(Politician, Diplomat)

Judy Wakhungu
3
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Bungoma, Kenya

 9 
Dorothy Hill
(Geologist, Paleontologist)

Dorothy Hill
0
Birthdate: September 10, 1907
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Died: April 23, 1997

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Matilda Coxe Stevenson
1
Birthdate: May 12, 1849
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: San Augustine, Texas, United States
Died: June 24, 1915

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Sanjaasürengiin Oyuun
1
Birthdate: January 18, 1964
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ulan-Bator, Mongolian People's Republic

 12 
Alice Wilson
(Geologist)

Alice Wilson
0
Birthdate: August 26, 1881
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cobourg, Ontario, Canada
Died: April 15, 1964

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Mary Horner Lyell
0
Birthdate: October 9, 1808
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint Pancras, London, England
Died: April 24, 1873

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Susan Morrice
(First person to have found oil in commercial quantities in Belize and is one of the founding members of BNE)

Susan Morrice
0
Birthdate: 1952 AD
Birthplace: Belfast, Northern Ireland