This analysis concerns the life and scientific work of Henry
Augustus Rowland (1848-1901), organizer and the first chairman of
the physics department at The Johns Hopkins University in 1876.
Special materials used in this research included three pieces of
Rowland's experimental apparatus which are extant in the Smithsonian
The thesis area consists of 42 square miles located
in Madison and Gallatin counties, Montana, in the southern
part of the Madison Range. The strata exposed in the
area range in age from Precambrian to Quaternary and have
an aggregate thickness of more than 7,600 feet.
The Paleozoic rocks, about...
range, Madison and Gallatin counties, Montana
AN ABSTRACT OF THE THESIS OF
Robert Rowland Rose' for
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