Arthur Beavor Wynne

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Arthur Beavor Wynne (15 October 1837-22 December 1906) was an Anglo-Irish geologist who worked in Geological Survey of India. He worked on stratigraphy of the Himalayas, and the geology of parts of western India.

Born in Sligo, he joined the Geological Survey of Ireland in 1855 and moved to the Indian Geological Survey in 1862. After working for 11 years, he retired due to ill health and in 1883, he rejoined the Irish Survey. He became a president of the Royal Geological Society of Ireland in 1889. He died in Switzerland.[1]

His works included notes on the geology of Kutch and Bombay.


  1. ^ "Arthur Beavor Wynne". Geological Magazine. 5 (3): 143. 1908. Bibcode:1908GeoM....5Q.143.. doi:10.1017/S0016756800137380.