Henry Gannett, portrait

Picture of Henry Gannett

Detailed Description

Henry Gannett (1864-1914) was an early American explorer and geographer widely considered to the father of American topographic mapping. He was the Chief Geographer of USGS from 1870 to 1914 and the USGS mapping program was established under his command.


Image Dimensions: 207 x 300

Location Taken: US