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The most influential scientist you may never have heard of

Updated : September 13, 2019 07:04 PM IST

Through his geological, meteorological and botanical maps Humboldt showed that distant parts of the globe can be more like one another than their immediate neighbours.
In Humboldt’s view, the student of the world needs to get out into it, directly encountering its manifold vistas.
The most influential scientist you may never have heard of
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