John Lindgren (1930-), geographer, was an undergraduate assistant on a key project in the development of glaciology in Britain: the digging and study by geographers and physicists from Cambridge University of a tunnel through Vesl-Skautbreen glacier, near Spiterstulen in the Jottenheim area of Norway in 1951. John was among a group of thirty undergraduate geographers who provided the labour forcefor the digging of the tunnel. Following his degree in geography, he worked in the petroleum industry in Africa.
- John Lindgren
- 1930 San Francisco, USA
- Trinity College, University of Cambridge
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