Obituary: Knud Ellitsgaard-Rasmussen, 23 June 1923 - 1 December 2009

Niels Henriksen, T. Christopher R. Pulvertaft

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The former director of Grønlands Geologiske Undersøgelse (GGU; The Geological Survey of Greenland), Knud Ellitsgaard- Rasmussen, died on 1 December 2009, 86 years old. Ellitsgaard was for many years a driving force in the build-up of GGU and became, as a relatively young geologist, its leader in 1956. In 1966 he was formally appointed director and remained in this position until his retirement in 1983.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9–14
Number of pages6
JournalGeological Survey of Denmark and Greenland Bulletin
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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