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   J. N. ;
   1810 in Traquair near Innerleithen, Peeblesshire
   Rev. James Nicol (1769-1819), minister of Traquair; acquired celebrity as a poet
   studies at Univ. Edinburgh (with Robert Jameson 1825-27) and at Univ. Bonn and Univ. Berlin.
   Scotland, UK
   J. N.: Manual of Mineralogy (1849), Elements of Mineralogy (1858, 2nd ed., 1873), Geological Map of Scotland (1858), Geology & Scenery of the North of Scotland (1866) ;
   Geological Society of London (secr. 1846) ; Queen's College, Cork (prof. f. geology since 1849) ; Univ. Aberdeen (Prof. f. Natural History since 1853)
   geologist ->Sir Roderick Impey Murchison (1792-1871) and map-maker ->Alexander Keith Johnston (1804-1871) on Geological map of Europe (1856) & Geological Map of Scotland (1846) ;
   geological, cartographical, and mineralogical drawing and engraving, map-making ; handcolouring ;
   H. Chisholm in Encyclop√¶dia Britannica (11th ed., 1911) ; DNB ;
   J. N. became prof. f. geology at Queen's College, Cork in 1849 and Prof. f. Natural History at Univ. Aberdeen in 1853.

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