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Sven Nilsson

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Sven Nilsson (8 March 1787 – 30 November 1883) was a Swedish zoologist and archaeologist. [1]

14 relations: A History of British Birds (1843), Archaeology, Genus, John Edward Gray, Lund University, Natural history, Nilssonia (turtle), Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Svalbard, Sven Nilssonfjellet, Sweden, Swedish Museum of Natural History, William Yarrell, Zoology.

A History of British Birds (1843)

William Yarrell's A History of British Birds was first published as a whole in three volumes in 1843, having been serialized, three sheets every two months, over the previous six years.

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Archaeology, or archeology, is the study of humanactivity through the recovery and analysis of material culture.

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A genus (genera) is a taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms, as well as viruses, in biology.

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John Edward Gray

John Edward Gray, FRS (12 February 1800 – 7 March 1875) was a British zoologist.

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Lund University

Lund University (Lunds universitet) is a public university, consistently ranking among the world's top 100 universities.

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Natural history

Natural history is a domain of inquiry involving organisms including animals, fungi and plants in their environment; leaning more towards observational than experimental methods of study.

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Nilssonia (turtle)

Nilssonia is a genus of softshell turtles (family Trionychidae) from rivers, streams, ponds, and lakes in South Asia and Burma.

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Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences or Kungliga Vetenskapsakademien is one of the Royal Academies of Sweden.

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Svalbard (prior to 1925 known by its Dutch name Spitsbergen, still the name of its largest island) is a Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean.

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Sven Nilssonfjellet

Sven Nilssonfjellet is a mountain in Nathorst Land at Spitsbergen, Svalbard.

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Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.

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Swedish Museum of Natural History

The Swedish Royal Museum of Natural History (Naturhistoriska riksmuseet, literally, the National Museum of Natural History), in Stockholm, is one of two major museums of natural history in Sweden, the other one being located in Gothenburg.

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William Yarrell

William Yarrell (3 June 1784 – 1 September 1856) was an English zoologist, prolific writer, bookseller and naturalist admired by his contemporaries for his precise scientific work.

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Zoology or animal biology is the branch of biology that studies the animal kingdom, including the structure, embryology, evolution, classification, habits, and distribution of all animals, both living and extinct, and how they interact with their ecosystems.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sven_Nilsson

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