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Akiva Jaap Vroman (Hebrew: עקיבא פרומן; 21 May 1912 in Gouda – 1989 in Herzliya) was an Israeli geologist.
Vroman was born in the Netherlands, where he studied geology at the Utrecht University. He emigrated to the then British Mandate of Palestine (now Israel) in 1940, having previously lived there in mid-1930s.
- In 1955, Vroman was awarded the Israel Prize, for the life sciences.
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