Entry TypePerson
ForenamesRoderick Impey
Pre TitleSir
Epithetgeologist and geographer
Gender IdentityMale
HistoryA founder fellow of the Royal Geographical Society in 1830 and its President from 1843, he strongly promoted overseas exploration and imperial expansion.
SourceOxford Dictionary of National Biography online
Authorised Form of NameMurchison; Sir; Roderick Impey (1792-1871); geologist and geographer

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