#164348 Overall Influence

Hinrich Johannes Rink

Danish geologist

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Dr. Hinrich Johannes Rink was a Danish geologist, one of the pioneers of glaciology, and the first accurate describer of the inland ice of Greenland. Rink, who first came to Greenland in 1848, spent 16 winters and 22 summers in the Arctic region, and became notable for Greenland's development. Becoming a Greenlandic scholar and administrator, he served as Royal Inspector of South Greenland and went on to become Director of the Royal Greenland Trading Department. With "Forstanderskaber", Rink introduced the first steps towards Greelandic home rule.

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University of Kiel

University in Germany

University of Copenhagen

Public research university in Copenhagen, Denmark

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#1206 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#9545 World Rank
Anthropology