Québec in Capitale-Nationale (region), Quebec — French Canadian Region
Monseigneur Joseph-Clovis K.-Laﬂamme
Scientist and man of faith, Monseigneur Laflamme is considered the first French Canadian geologist. Born in St. Anselm of Dorchester, September 19, 1849, he was ordained a priest in 1872 and received a doctorate in theology
Erected 2000 by L’Association professionnelle des géologues et géophysiciens du Québec.
Location. 46° 48.916′ N, 71° 12.392′ W. Marker is in Québec, Quebec, in Capitale-Nationale (region). Marker is at the intersection of Rue de la Vieille-Université and Rue Sainte-Famille, on the left on Rue de la Vieille-Université. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17 Rue de la Vieille-Université, Québec, Quebec G1R 4H5, Canada.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of Guillaume Verrier (a few steps from this marker); Maison François-Xavier Garneau (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Calixa Lavallée (about 120 meters away); Home of the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph (about 210 meters away); Legislature of the Province of Canada (about 210 meters away); Les Premiers Colons de Québec (about 210 meters away); The Siege of Québec, 1775 - 1776 (about 210 meters away); Guy Carleton (about 240 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Québec.
Also see . . . Joseph-Clovis K.-Laflamme - Dictionary of Canadian Biography. French Canada’s first geologist, Laflamme used his abilities as an educator and popularizer to make his community more aware of the scientific and technological progress of the time and prepared the groundwork for the reforms in education that Quebec would experience in the 20th century. (Submitted on March 14, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
Additional keywords. geology
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