Kemp, Randall H

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(1852-1914) US field mineralogist from 1890 or earlier on expeditions in Pacific Rim states of America, and author of A Half-Breed Dance and Other Far Western Stories: Mining Camp, Indian and Hudson's Bay Tales Based on the Experiences of the Author (coll 1909), which contains two tales of interest: "Underneath Spokane" features a virtual Hollow Earth of underground caverns; and in the Lost World described in "The Enchanted Valley" are found sports of Evolution and the Fountain of Youth (see Immortality). [JC]

Randall Harold Kemp

born Brooke, Virginia: 1852

died Oak Bay, Victoria, British Columbia: 13 November 1914

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