Category Archives: Geology

Explorer, adventurer, geologist, Prof. Augusto Gansser, 101, crossed Himalayas in search of rock theory

(Mountaineering, bandits, privation and disguises – to have lived when exploration was still young!) Professor Augusto Gansser, who has died aged 101, was a Swiss geologist and adventurer whose explorations led to new insights about the origins of great mountain

Explorer, adventurer, geologist, Prof. Augusto Gansser, 101, crossed Himalayas in search of rock theory

(Mountaineering, bandits, privation and disguises – to have lived when exploration was still young!) Professor Augusto Gansser, who has died aged 101, was a Swiss geologist and adventurer whose explorations led to new insights about the origins of great mountain