The New International Encyclopædia/Credner, Hermann
|←Credner, Karl Friedrich Heinrich||The New International Encyclopædia
|Credulous, Justice and Mrs. Bridget→|
|Edition of 1905. See also Carl Hermann Credner on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.|
CREDNER, Hermann (1841—). A German geologist, son of the preceding, born at Gotha, and educated at Clausthal, Breslau, and Göttingen. He has made extensive geological investigations in North and Central America (1864-68), the results of which were published in the Zeitschrift der Deutschen Geologischen Gesellschaft, and the Neues Jahrhuch für Mineralogie. In 1870 he became professor of geology at the University of Leipzig, and director of the Geological Commission for the Kingdom of Saxony. In addition to a geological chart of the Kingdom of Saxony (1877 et seq.), and numerous works on the geological formations of that country, his works include Elemente der Geologie (8th ed., 1897).