• Creator
  • Reid, Harry Fielding, 1859-1944
  • Created Date
  • ca. 1892
  • Description
  • Reid has been recognized as the first American geophysicist, specializing in the study of glaciers. His glacial studies included an extended survey of the Glacier Bay region in 1890 and 1892. With a team of five others, he mapped the glacier area of over 900 square miles. His research continued for several years, and his findings were published in a paper on the Glacier Bay area of Alaska in 1896. (16th Annual Report., U. S. Geological Survey)... more
    Reid has been recognized as the first American geophysicist, specializing in the study of glaciers. His glacial studies included an extended survey of the Glacier Bay region in 1890 and 1892. With a team of five others, he mapped the glacier area of over 900 square miles. His research continued for several years, and his findings were published in a paper on the Glacier Bay area of Alaska in 1896. (16th Annual Report., U. S. Geological Survey). Mount Abdallah and Rendu Glacier were named by Reid in the 1890's. less
  • Format
  • Photograph
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    Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2005
    Mounted on cardboard: 9 3/4 x 8 in.