The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Dana, James Dwight
American mineralogist and geologist, born at Utica, New York State; was associated as scientific observer with Commodore Wilkes on his Arctic and Antarctic exploring expeditions, on the results of which he reported; became geological professor in Yale College; author of works on mineralogy and geology, as also on South Sea volcanoes (1813-1895).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Dana, James Dwight'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/d/dana-james-dwight.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.