William W. Naismith

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William Wilson Naismith (1856 – 27 September 1935) was a Scottish accountant and mountaineer. He was a key founder of the Scottish Mountaineering Club and created the eponymous Naismith's rule, used to determine to the time necessary to walk a route with a given length and elevation gain.

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William Wilson Naismith
William Naysmith (right) and on the left, John MacKenzie, known as Britain’s first professional mountain guide.
Born1856 (1856)
Died27 September 1935(1935-09-27) (aged 78–79)