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Edward Hitchcock

Vermont State Geologist (1856 - 1861)

Edward Hitchcock (1793 - 1864), State Geologist, 1856 - 1861, and President of Amherst College, 1844 - 1854, produce with his sons the first detailed study of Vermont geology, whose bedrock map served for a century. Portrait from the State Geologist's Report (1846), p 18. Note: No picture of Augustus Young (1785 - 1857), his predecessor for seven months of 1856, has been found.


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	Map of Vermont - 1970 - click for larger map image

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