|Birthname||Karl Christian Johannes Gripp|
|born on||21 April 1891 at 09:30 (= 09:30 AM )|
|Place||Hamburg, Germany, 53n33, 9e59|
|Timezone||LMT m9e59 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||00°58' 29°03 Asc. 22°17'|
German geologist who researched, inter alia, the tertiary and Pleistocene predecessors of today's North Sea and the ice ages in northern Germany, where he also conducted comparative studies in today's Arctic. In 1925 and 1927 he undertook expeditions to Spitzbergen and in 1930 to Greenland. In 1913 he was a pioneer in the exploration of cave formation in the Gipskarst.
In the 1950s, he emerged publicly as an opponent of the Atlantis theory of Jürgen Spanuth. Gripp was a member of the working group of North German geologists. In Kiel he was the founder of the geological journal Meyniana. In 1968 he received the Albrecht Penck Medal.
He died on 26 February 1985 in Lübeck, aged 93.
Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from Hamburg Archives.
- Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 93)
- Vocation : Science : Geology
- Vocation : Travel : Explorer (Caves)
- Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction