Marjorie Sweeting

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Marjorie Sweeting

Marjorie Mary Sweeting (28 February 1920 – 31 December 1994 in Oxford), was a British geomorphologist specialising in karst phenomena. She was a Research Fellow at Newnham College, Cambridge, between 1948–51, a Fellow and Tutor at St Hugh's College 1954–87 (Emeritus), and Lecturer and Reader at Oxford University 1954–87. She published Karst Landforms (Macmillan 1972), and Karst in China: its Geomorphology and Environment (Springer 1995) after many years of work there starting in 1977; this represented the first study of the karst areas of China by a western geomorphologist.[1]


  1. ^ Kennedy, Barbara (18 January 1995). "OBITUARIES: Marjorie Sweeting". The Independent.