Flint, Richard Foster

Flint, Richard Foster

 

Born Mar. 1, 1902, in Chicago; died June 6, 1976, in New Haven, Conn. American geologist.

Flint received a Ph.D. in geology in 1925. He became a professor at Yale University in 1945. His major works dealt with geology, paleogeography, the history of climates in the Pleistocene and Holocene, the study of the stratigraphy and lithology of glacial and glaciofluvial deposits, the absolute radiocarbon dating of the Pleistocene glaciations of North America, and glaciology.

WORKS

Glacial Geology and the Pleistocene Epoch, New York–London, 1947.
Introduction to Physical Geology, 2nd ed. New York, 1962. (With C. R. Longwell.)
In Russian translation:
Ledniki i paleogeografiia pleistotsena. Moscow, 1963.
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