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Pasadena in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

William Morris Davis, 1850-1930

In Memoriam

 
 
William Morris Davis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 22, 2020
1. William Morris Davis Marker
Inscription.  
A founder of Physiographic Geology
Eminent investigator and inspiring teacher
Professor in Harvard University 1879-1912
Visiting Professor at California Institute of Technology 1930-1934

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Science & Medicine.
 
Location. 34° 8.207′ N, 118° 7.616′ W. Marker is in Pasadena, California, in Los Angeles County. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pasadena CA 91125, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The First Known Antiparticle (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Iris Garden (about 400 feet away); Throop Memorial Garden (about 600 feet away); Karman Laboratory of Fluid Dynamics and Jet Propulsion (about 600 feet away); Beckman pH Meter (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hameetman Center (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tournament Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hale Solar Laboratory (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pasadena.
 
More about this marker. The marker is mounted on the fence on the north side of the Linde Robinson Laboratory on the Caltech campus.
 
Also see . . .  William Morris Davis (Wikipedia). (Submitted on November 27, 2020.)
 
William Morris Davis, 1850-1930 Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 22, 2020
2. William Morris Davis, 1850-1930 Marker - wide view
<i>W. M. Davis & Tempest Anderson, rim of Grand Canyon, 1900</i> image. Click for full size.
Herbert E. Gregory (courtesy of the University of Utah Photograph Archives), 1900
3. W. M. Davis & Tempest Anderson, rim of Grand Canyon, 1900
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 27, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 49 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 27, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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