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Alexander Dallas Bache

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Alexander Dallas Bache Biography - American Physicist, Scientist and Surveyor

 

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A View from Loma Prieta in the Santa Cruz Mountains

Alexander Dallas Bache was an American physicist, scientist, and surveyor who erected coastal fortifications and conducted a detailed survey to map the mideastern United States coastline. Originally an army engineer, he later became Superintendent of the U.S. Coast Survey, and built it into the foremost scientific institution in the country before the Civil War.
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