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Brooks, Alfred Hulse

Born: 1871 AD
Died: 1924 AD, at 53 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Geologist


1871 - Born on July 18th in Ann Arbor, Michigan. American geologist.

         - Discovered that the biggest mountain range in Arctic Alaska was separate from the Rocky Mountains.

1903 - He was made chief of the Alaska section of the Geological Survey, became an authority on the area, and published widely on it.

1906 - His book, 'The Geography and Geology of Alaska' was a comprehensive treatment of the subject.

1924 - Died on November 22nd.

1925 - The mountain, Brooks Range, was named after him.


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