Isaiah Bowman


Isaiah Bowman

Isaiah Bowman, né le 26 décembre 1878 à Waterloo (Ontario) et mort le 6 janvier 1950 à Baltimore, est un explorateur et géographe américain surtout connu pour ses études sur les montagnes américaines et qui dirigea trois expéditions scientifiques dans les Andes centrales entre 1907 et 1913.

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Publications

  • (en) Isaiah Bowman, The new world : problems in political geography, World book company, 1922, 632 p. 
  • (en) Isaiah Bowman, The Andes of Southern Peru - Geographical Reconnaissance Along the Seventy-Third Meridian, Read Books Design, 2010, 434 p. 
  • (en) Isaiah Bowman, Desert trails of Atacama, AMS Press, 1971, 362 p. 
  • (en) Isaiah Bowman, Forest physiography : physiography of the United States and principles of soils in relation to forestry, John Wiley & Sons, 1911, 759 p. 

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