William Edmond Logan
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William Edmond Logan
William Edmond Logan was a Canadian Geologist knighted by the Queen of England. He founded the Geological Survey (1842), and 14 years later Queen Victoria conferred knighthood on him. His name graces Canada's highest mountain.
He mapped Canada East and Canada West from Gaspe to Lake Superior; in 1851, 1855, and 1862 organized displays of Canadian rocks and minerals for International Exhibitions in London and Paris; in January 1856, Queen Victoria conferred knighthood, the first native born Canadian so honoured; in 1863, published a 983 page volume, the GEOLOGY OF CANADA, along with an atlas of geologic maps; in 1869, published a large geologic map about two and half by one metre, covering the area from Newfoundland to Manitoba, and the United States bordering the Great Lakes, from Maine to Kansas; in November 1869, relinquished the GSC directorship; died June 22, 1875, at Llechryd, Wales with burial at Cilgerran Wales, with the grave becoming 'unknown' being covered with lichens and moss.