(11 mai 1914 – 2 février 1998)
Mondialement connu pour ses travaux
sur les volcans en activité.
Pendant près de 40 ans, il est appelé en consultation
dans les pays où une catastrophe survient.
Il dirige ses recherches sur le terrain
suscitant de nombreuses vocations
et le renouveau des sciences de la terre.'
Vulcanologist Haroun Tazieff may be known throughout the world for his work, although I doubt that many people have heard of him in the UK, but then there aren't too many volcanoes there.
I wouldn't even have noticed this grave if a very helpful local hadn't pointed it out to us, adding that the artwork in Mayan style is actually made from lava.
Below is a link to an earlier post I made on graves in Passy: