Daniel Barringer

1860 - 1929

Daniel Barringer

For other people named Daniel Barringer, see Daniel Barringer (disambiguation).Daniel Barringer (May 25, 1860 – November 30, 1929) was a geologist best known as the first person to prove the existence of an impact crater on the Earth, Meteor Crater in Arizona. The site has been renamed the Barringer Crater in his honor, which is the preferred name used in the scientific community. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Daniel Barringer has received more than 2,670 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 47th most popular geologist.

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Among geologists, Daniel Barringer ranks 47 out of 52Before him are M. King Hubbert, Niles Eldredge, Walter Alvarez, Paul Niggli, Archibald Geikie, and Reginald Aldworth Daly. After him are Joseph Thomson, Henry De la Beche, Maria Klenova, Walther Penck, and Michael E. Mann.

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Among people born in 1860, Daniel Barringer ranks 97Before him are Pieter Jelles Troelstra, Princess Karoline Mathilde of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg, Ferdinand Boberg, Alexey Favorsky, Gabriele Possanner, and Joseph Cook. After him are Gregorio Aglipay, John Hope, 7th Earl of Hopetoun, Rufus Isaacs, 1st Marquess of Reading, and Leonard Wood. Among people deceased in 1929, Daniel Barringer ranks 100Before him are Jeanne Eagels, Birger Sjöberg, Ödön Tersztyánszky, Edward Carpenter, Ted Wilde, and Franciszek Rychnowski. After him are Manuel Díaz, Robert Ridgway, and Norman Pritchard.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Daniel Barringer ranks 6,858 out of 12,171Before him are Lee Calhoun (1933), Noah Wyle (1971), Dana DeArmond (1979), Bob Bryan (1978), Bud Houser (1901), and Michael Badalucco (1954). After him are Jack White (1975), Belladonna (1981), Diana Serra Cary (1918), Richard Fortus (1966), Michael Tilson Thomas (1944), and George J. Mitchell (1933).

Among GEOLOGISTS In United States

Among geologists born in United States, Daniel Barringer ranks 6Before him are Charles Francis Richter (1900), Harry Hammond Hess (1906), James Hall (1811), M. King Hubbert (1903), and Niles Eldredge (1943). After him are Michael E. Mann (1965).