USGS - science for a changing world

USGS Multimedia Gallery

Maps, Imagery, and Publications Hazards Newsroom Education Jobs Partnerships Library About USGS Social Media

:
Multimedia Gallery Home | Photos

Grove Karl Gilbert
Grove Karl Gilbert
Thumbnail Medium Original

Details

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
Photographer Email: kbuck@usgs.gov
Photographer Organization: U.S. Geological Survey


Usage: This image is public domain/of free use unless otherwise stated. Please refer to the USGS Copyright section for how to credit the photo.

Source:

USGS Museum Collection - Copyright reserved ©

File Details:
Type: JPEG image - 19.91 KB
Dimensions: 375 x 480

Suggest an update to the information/tags?


Tags: Geologist USGS-575001 earthquake geological glaciology hydrology painting portrait tectonics

 

 

Browse More: Photo Collections | Photo Sets

 

Accessibility FOIA Privacy Policies and Notices

Take Pride in America logo USA.gov logo U.S. Department of the Interior | U.S. Geological Survey
URL: http://www.usgs.gov/photos/default.asp?p=07_22_2009_kOf6JVu22C_07_22_2009_22
Page Contact Information: Image Gallery Webmaster
Page Last Modified: Thursday, May 22, 2014