Charles Lapworth
(1842-1920)

Died aged c. 78

Charles Lapworth, FRS, FGS (20 September 1842 – 13 March 1920) was an English geologist who pioneered faunal analysis using index fossils and identified the Ordovician period.

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Charles Lapworth undertook pioneering work into the formation of mountain belts 1882–1883

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