Jean louis rodolphe agassiz 2003

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Jean louis rodolphe agassiz 2003

  1. 1. JEAN LOUIS RODOLPHE AGASSIZ (1807 – 1873) FROM SWITZERLAND TO MINNESOTA
  2. 2. SWISS BORN
  3. 3. ALPINE FLOWER
  4. 5. GLACIAL STRIATIONS
  5. 6. AGASSIZ GLACIER
  6. 7. THE EIGER
  7. 8. JUNGFRAU
  8. 9. MATTERHORN
  9. 10. HOW TO MAKE A MATTERHORN
  10. 11. GLACIAL TILL
  11. 14. RIVER WARREN (NOW MINNESOTA)
  12. 15. ANCIENT SHORELINES AND RIVERS
  13. 16. BRAZIL EXPEDITION
  14. 18. ELIZABETH AGASSIZ
  15. 19. HER INFLUENCE Died 27 Jun 1907 (born 5 Dec 1822) (née Cary) U.S. naturalist and educator who was the first president of Radcliffe College, Cambridge, Mass. She married the Swiss naturalist, Louis Agassiz, in 1850. They traveled together on scientific expeditions, and founded the Anderson school of Natural History, a Marine laboratory, located on Penikese Island in Buzzard's Bay, Mass. When her husband died in1873, Elizabeth became interested in the idea of college for women to be taught by the "Harvard Annex" in Cambridge. In 1894 the Annex became Radcliffe College. She served as president until 1899, then honorary president until 1903. Her books include A First Lesson in Natural History (1859), A Journey in Brazil (1867)
  16. 20. Stanford -1906 quake “They have been joking about poor Agassiz ever since, calling him the head foremost scientist of America, a man of great penetration, and one who was alright in the abstract but not very good in the concrete.”

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