About William Smith (geologist)

William Smith (geologist)
William 'Strata' Smith was an English geologist, credited with creating the first nationwide geological map. At the time his map was first published he was overlooked by the scientific community; his relatively humble education and family connections prevented him from mixing easily in learned society. Consequently, his work was plagiarised;... Wikipedia
March 23, 1769, Churchill, Oxfordshire
August 28, 1839

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