International Geological Congress (IGC)
Congrès géologique international
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A conference series commenced 1875, Buffalo NY (USA); currently organized through A-XA2723 - International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS) set up 10 Mar 1961, Paris (France). Instrumental in setting up: (1) 1928, Copenhagen (Denmark), International Association for the Study of the European Quaternary -- Association internationale pour l'étude du quaternaire européen, known from 1932 as International Association on Quaternary Research -- Association internationale pour l'étude du quaternaire, currently - since 1965 - C-XC2663 - International Union for Quaternary Research (INQUA). (2) 1929, Pretoria (South Africa), H-XD0116 - Association of African Geological Surveys (AAGS). (3) 1894, under the name of International Commission on Glaciers, U-XE0200 - IAHS International Commission on Snow and Ice (ICSI) - through cooperative action with the then International Meteorological Congress, forerunner of WMO. (4) 1956, Mexico City (Mexico), B-XC1297 - International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH). (5) 1964, Delhi (India), U-XE0217 - IUGS Commission on Geological Documentation (COGEODOC).
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