Lander


Lander

Lander may refer to:

Science

* Lander (spacecraft), type of spacecraft which descends to the surface of an astronomical body
* Lander (crater), lunar crater
* Benthic lander, oceanographic measuring platform which sits on the seabed or benthic zone

People

* Richard Lemon Lander (1804–1834), Cornish explorer of western Africa
* John Lander (1807–1839), Richard Lemon Lander's brother, also an explorer
* Frederick W. Lander (1822-1862), American engineer
* Margot Lander (1910-1961), Norwegian-born ballerina
* Tim Lander (born 1938), Canadian poet
* Sir Stephen Lander (born 1947), British security/anti-crime official
* David Lander (born 1947), American actor and author
* Leena Lander (born 1955), Finnish writer
* Eric Lander (born 1957), American professor of biology
* Morgan Lander, Canadian heavy metal singer
* Javier Lander, (born 1979) Guitar Player for the spanish Rock Band, Niña Pija.
* Anthony Lander (born 1982), New Zealander, singer/guitarist for post-tweek band, The Shits.
* Nicholas Lander, Restaurant writer and consultant

Locations

* Lander, Wyoming, United States
* Lander County, Nevada, United States
* Lander College for Men, Jewish college in New York
* Lander University, public university in South Carolina
* "Länder", the states that make up the federal republics of Germany and Austria

Video games

* "Lunar Lander", the name of several computer games
* "Lander (computer game)", computer game published by Psygnosis in 1999
* "!Lander", the 3D game provided with the Acorn Archimedes

ee also

* Flatlander
* Offlander
* Outlander
* Lander (Transformers)


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