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Charles Baker Adams

Vermont's First State Geologist (1845-1848)

Charles Baker Adams (1814 - 1853), Vermont's first State Geologist (1845 - 1848), began the first geologic survey of Vermont in 1844. He was Burr Professor of Chemistry and Natural History at Middlebury College (1838 - 1847) and leading American conchologist. Portrait from the State Geologist's Report (1946). To read the Reports of the Vermont State Geologist, click here.


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