James Park (geologist)

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James Park (1857–1946) was a Scottish geologist, director of school of mines, university professor and writer, active in New Zealand. He was born in Kintore, Aberdeenshire, in 1857.[1][2]

His son Air Commodore Sir Keith Park had a distinguished career in the Royal Air Force in two world wars.


  1. ^ McLean, Gavin. "James Park". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  2. ^ Taonga, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage Te Manatu. "Park, James". www.teara.govt.nz. Retrieved 2018-04-11.