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Saudi Arabia-57 Abdulaziz Abdullah Laboun
Geologist • Saudi Arabia

“Though Arabia and Antarctica are far apart, the two plates show close tectonic, geologic, and volcanic history”

Abdulaziz Abdullah Laboun is a field geologist working on ancient glacial sequences and has discovered Pleistocene glacial deposits in the north western corner of the Arabian Peninsula. A member of the Geological Society of America expedition to the Antarctic Peninsula from late December 2012 to late January 2013, he went back to the Ross Sea in January 2014 to continue his study of the geology of Antarctica.

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