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Brooks, Alfred Hulse

Born: 1871 AD
Died: 1924 AD
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.