agassiz agassiz  /ə ˈɡæ sɪz/

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  • (n) United States naturalist (born in Switzerland) who studied fossil fish; recognized geological evidence that ice ages had occurred in North America (1807-1873)

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  • GM Sponsoring Educational Boat Excursions In UP

    General Motors is sponsoring educational boat trips on Lake Superior this summer for Michigan school students on Michigan Technological University's research vessel, the RV Agassiz.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: CBS Detroit

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