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- DescriptionThe life of Grove Karl Gilbert, first chief geologist of the US Geological Survey, spanned the heroic age of American geology during the time that this young earth science was being intellectually and institutionally defined. This biography reveals that few other scientists can match Gilbert's range of talents.
- Author BiographyStephen Pyne is Regents Professor and historian in the School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, and the author of many books and articles on the history of exploration and environmental history. In 1995 he was awarded the Robert Kirsch Award from the Los Angeles Times for his body-of-work contribution to American letters.
- Author(s)Stephen J. Pyne
- PublisherUniversity of Iowa Press
- Date of Publication15/10/2007
- GenreBiography: Science, Technology & Medical
- Series TitleAmerican Land & Life Series
- Place of PublicationIowa
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of Iowa Press
- Content Note17 photos, 6 drawings, 1 map
- Weight431 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine20 mm
- Series Edited byWayne Franklin
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