Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1838/08/18 United States South Seas Exploring Expedition departs Hampton Roads. Mineralogist and Geologist Monitor-Merrimac Overlook Park Hampton United States Exploring Expedition
1840/06/00 Dana writes from the Fiji Islands that the natives are cannibals who prefer roasted white men. Mineralogist and Geologist Fiji United States Exploring Expedition
1840/12/11 Lt Wilkes leads a contingent of scientists to the summit of Mauna Loa, December 1840 and 13 January 1841 Mineralogist and Geologist Wilkes Campsite Hawaii Volcanoes National Park United States Exploring Expedition
1842/06/10 US Exploring Expedition arrives home in New York. Mineralogist and Geologist United States Exploring Expedition
1849/00/00 Dana House built for James Dwight Dana, 1848-49 Home James Dwight Dana House New Haven, CT
1862/00/00 "Manual of Geology" by James Dana is published. The book depicts geology as a vast, global experience, showing from the beginning of time how the interaction of air, water, heat and pressure underlay the evolution of the earth. Author James Dwight Dana House New Haven, CT
1895/04/14 Although in good health, James Dwight Dana dies at home. Died James Dwight Dana House New Haven, CT
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