Drake, Charles

Drake, Charles (Lum)

(1924–  ) geophysicist; born in Ridgewood, N.J. He taught at Columbia University (1955–65) before joining Dartmouth College (1967). He elucidated the impact of geosciences on critical energy resources, and advanced the study of plate tectonics with research on the earth's continental margins, crust, and upper mantle.
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Henry had an appetite so he took six wives All were fearful of their lives Queen Elizabeth the First knew she had to try harder When she was faced with the Spanish Armada It was a big decision she had to make, so she sent for Sir Francis Drake, Charles the First came to the throne.
This harbour city in Devon shaped the lives of the Pilgrim Fathers - Sir Francis Drake, Charles Darwin and Captain Cook, as well as Scott of the Antarctica.