Order of Canada to Frederick Roots - 28 October 1987


Ernest Frederick Roots


   Sooke, British Columbia, Canada

Officer of the Order of Canada

 Awarded on: June 29, 1987
Invested on: October 28, 1987

Originally from British Columbia, this Quebec resident is presently Science Advisor to the Department of the Environment. He is not only one of Canada's premier geologists, but also a surveyor, geophysicist, oceanographer and mountaineer, whose intimate knowledge of the polar regions has earned him major awards from Britain, Norway, the U.S.A. and the U.S.S.R., as well as from his native land.

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