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Grove Karl Gilbert
Grove Karl Gilbert
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Title: Grove Karl Gilbert

Description: This portrait of Grove Karl Gilbert(1843-1918) was done in the 1920's by Abner Lowe. Gilbert joined the Geological Survey on its founding in 1879 and served as its first Chief Geologist (1889-1892). Gilbert made significant contributions to the fields of tectonics, hydrology, glaciology, earthquake studies, and geological methods. He is considered one of the most distinguished American Geologists.Object ID: USGS-575001.

Location: USA

Photographer: USGS Museum Staff
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Photographer Organization: U.S. Geological Survey

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