John Scott Keltie

Keltie in 1885

Scottish geographer, best known for his work with the Royal Geographical Society.

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Keltie in 1885

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Victoria Medal (geography)

Award presented by the Royal Geographical Society.

Award presented by the Royal Geographical Society.

1917: John Keltie

Medal frontside

Cullum Geographical Medal

One of the oldest awards of the American Geographical Society.

One of the oldest awards of the American Geographical Society.

Medal frontside
Medal backside

1914: John Scott Keltie, Ellen Churchill Semple

The Statesman's Yearbook

One-volume reference book published annually since 1864 providing information on the countries of the world.

One-volume reference book published annually since 1864 providing information on the countries of the world.

Railway map of Africa, including tracks proposed and under construction, The Statesman's Yearbook, 1899.

His successor, well-known Scottish journalist John Scott Keltie, took over in 1883.

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The Lost City of Z (film)

2016 American biographical adventure drama film written and directed by James Gray, based on the 2009 book of the same name by David Grann.

2016 American biographical adventure drama film written and directed by James Gray, based on the 2009 book of the same name by David Grann.

Theatrical release poster
From left to right: Hunnam, Miller, Pattinson and Gray at the film's premiere at the 2017 Berlin International Film Festival.

Fawcett shows Sir John Scott Keltie a compass, informing Keltie that should he (Fawcett) find the lost city, the compass will be sent back to England.

Headquarters of the Royal Society in Carlton House Terrace in London

Arthur Robert Hinks

British astronomer and geographer.

British astronomer and geographer.

Headquarters of the Royal Society in Carlton House Terrace in London

In 1911, he was elected a fellow of the Society, becoming assistant secretary in 1912/1913 and succeeding John Scott Keltie as secretary in 1915.

Major Hingston at a meeting in Pusa in 1923

Richard Hingston

Irish physician, explorer and naturalist who worked in India with the Indian Medical Service.

Irish physician, explorer and naturalist who worked in India with the Indian Medical Service.

Major Hingston at a meeting in Pusa in 1923

Williamson Oswald and seconded by John Scott Keltie.

Keltie Glacier

Large Antarctic glacier, 30 nmi long, draining from Pain Névé southwest around the southern extremity of the Commonwealth Range, and then northwest to enter Beardmore Glacier at Ranfurly Point.

Large Antarctic glacier, 30 nmi long, draining from Pain Névé southwest around the southern extremity of the Commonwealth Range, and then northwest to enter Beardmore Glacier at Ranfurly Point.

It was discovered by the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907–09, under Ernest Shackleton, who named it for Sir John Scott Keltie, Secretary of the Royal Geographical Society, 1892–1915.

A map showing the linguistic tree of Afroasiatic languages (Ehret 2006)

Rendille people

The Rendille (also known as Rendille, Reendile, Rendili, Randali, Randile, and Randille ) are a Cushitic-speaking ethnic group inhabiting the northern Eastern Province of Kenya.

The Rendille (also known as Rendille, Reendile, Rendili, Randali, Randile, and Randille ) are a Cushitic-speaking ethnic group inhabiting the northern Eastern Province of Kenya.

A map showing the linguistic tree of Afroasiatic languages (Ehret 2006)

Chanler additionally remarked that many of the Rendille possessed "fierce" blue eyes, a physical peculiarity that was also later noted by Augustus Henry Keane (1900), John Scott Keltie (1904) and John Henry Patterson (1909).

Perth's North Inch in modern times, looking southeast towards the city's eastern edge.

Battle of the North Inch

Staged battle between the Clan Chattan and the "Clan Quhele" in September 1396.

Staged battle between the Clan Chattan and the "Clan Quhele" in September 1396.

Perth's North Inch in modern times, looking southeast towards the city's eastern edge.
Claymore (No.1) used at the Battle of the North Inch in 1396.
Henry Smith (left) and a Highlander in Walter Scott's The Fair Maid of Perth.

According to historians Lachlan Shaw and John Scott Keltie the opposing combatants were the Clan Macpherson and Clan Davidson who were both part of the confederation of Clan Chattan but who were at enmity with each other.

Southern islands of Franz Josef Land

Hooker Island

One of the central islands of Franz Josef Land.

One of the central islands of Franz Josef Land.

Southern islands of Franz Josef Land

This island was named in honor of Sir John Scott Keltie (1840-1927), Scottish geographer.