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Passing of William J. Breed

Museum of Northern Arizona geologist and Distinguished Fellow William J. Breed passed away in Flagstaff Arizona on January 22, 2013 after a long and accomplished career predominantly studying the geology and paleontology of the southwestern U.S.  He is also well known for his work with Edwin (Ned) Colbert and Jim Jensen in Antarctica in 1969 when they discovered fossil evidencesupporting the idea of Continental Drift. Among many honors Breed was also a Fellow of the Geological Society of America.

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