Emmanuel de Margerie

Emmanuel Marie Pierre Martin Jacquin de Margerie ForMemRS[1] (11 November 1862 – 20 December 1953) was a French geographer after whom the Margerie Glacier was named, which he visited in 1913.

Emmanuel de Margerie
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Emmanuel Marie Pierre Martin Jacquin de Margerie

(1862-11-11)11 November 1862
Died20 December 1953(1953-12-20) (aged 91)
Known forMargerie Glacier
Cullum Geographical Medal (1919)
Lyell Medal (1921)
Mary Clark Thompson Medal (1923)
Wollaston Medal (1946)

Awards and honoursEdit

Margerie was awarded the Cullum Geographical Medal of the American Geographical Society in 1919. In 1923 de Margerie was awarded the Mary Clark Thompson Medal from the National Academy of Sciences.[2]

The Margerie Glacier is named in his honour.


  1. ^ a b Fleure, H. J. (1955). "Emmanuel Marie Pierre Martin Jacquin de Margerie. 1862-1953". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 1: 185–191. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1955.0014.
  2. ^ "Mary Clark Thompson Medal". National Academy of Sciences. Archived from the original on 29 December 2010. Retrieved 14 February 2011.