Karl Alfred von Zittel
- Category : Science-Geology
- Type : GP
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : Split - Large
- Incarnation Cross : RAX The Vessel of Love 3
German paleontologist and geologist. He studied in Heidelberg and Paris, entering geological survey at Vienna, and in 1836, Professor of mineralogy at Karlsruhe. He was made Professor of Paleontology and Geology at Munich, 1866.
Zittel made an expedition to Egypt and the Libyan desert 1873-74, valuable work. His "Handbook of Paleontology" in five volumes, 1876-93, is the most comprehensive and authoritive work in the field.