Emrys G. Bowen

Emrys G. Bowen

Professor Emrys George Bowen FRGS, FSA, BA, MA, LLD, DUniv, (known as E G Bowen) (28 December 1900 - 8 November 1983), was an internationally renowned Geographer with a particular interest in the physical geography and social geography of his native Wales. A diminutive figure, Bowen was on the academic staff of the Department of Geography and Anthropology at the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, from the 1920s, and was still writing and lecturing there up until his death in 1983.

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