Dainelli Dolfi, Giotto
|born on||19 May 1878 at 09:30 (= 09:30 AM )|
|Place||Florence, Italy, 43n46, 11e15|
|Timezone||LST m12e29 (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||28°12' 03°52 Asc. 05°04'|
Italian geographer and geologist who made numerous exploratory shipments in East Africa and Asia: in 1905-1906 in Eritrea; in 1913-1914 in Karakorum, in what was the most important exploratory Italian expedition in Asia in the twentieth century; and in 1936-1937 on Lake Tana, Ethiopia, on behalf of the Academy of Italy. Dainelli's name is lent to some thirty species of fossils and four living creatures. He also discovered the source of the Yarcand River in Tibet.
He died in Florence on 16 December 1968, aged 90.
Link to Wikipedia biography (Italian)
Grazia Bordoni's Science file quotes Gauquelin.
- Lifestyle : Work : Travel for work
- Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 90)
- Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Geography
- Vocation : Science : Geology
- Vocation : Travel : Explorer