Toronto in Toronto, Ontario — Central Canada
J. Tuzo Wilson
The first graduate of geophysics from the University of Toronto in 1930, Dr. Wilson went on to study at Cambridge and Princeton, earning his doctorate in 1936. After spending two years with the Geological Survey of Canada and almost a decade with the Canadian Military Engineers, he accepted the position of Professor of Geophysics at the University of Toronto in 1946. Internationally recognized for his major contributions as a research scientist, educator and visionary, Dr. Wilson received many prestigious
Location. 43° 43.008′ N, 79° 20.315′ W. Marker is in Toronto, Ontario, in Toronto. Marker is at the intersection of Don Mills Road and Saint Dennis Drive on Don Mills Road. Click for map. Marker is at the front entrance plaza of the Ontario Science Centre. Marker is at or near this postal address: 770 Don Mills Road, Toronto, Ontario M3C1T3, Canada.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Toronto's first professional stadium: Sunlight Park 1886 - 1896 (approx. 6.6 kilometers away); Charles Trick Currelly 1876-1957 (approx. 7 kilometers away); William Arthur Parks 1868-1936 (approx. 7.1 kilometers away); The Discovery of Insulin (approx. 7.6 kilometers away); Sir Daniel Wilson (approx. 7.6 kilometers away); Charles William Jefferys (approx. 7.7 kilometers away); The Macdonald-Mowat House (approx. 7.8 kilometers away); Mary Ann Shadd Cary (approx. 7.9 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Toronto.
Also see . . . Life of John Tuzo Wilson. Physics at University of Toronto. (Submitted on January 18, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
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