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Antarctica A History of Science in Antarctica
This exhibit is a historical look at science in Antarctica.
Crerar Library, 1st Floor: Other Spaces
Oct. 18 — Dec. 23, 2004
Environmental Science
Ecology & Evolution
Geophysical Sciences
Map of the Atlantic Ocean Marie Tharp: Pioneering Oceanographer
A pioneer in her field, renowned cartographer Marie Tharp created the first scientific maps of the Atlantic Ocean floor with her partner Bruce Heezen. Her observations showed the topography and geographical landscape of the ocean bottom and were crucial to the development of the theories of plate tectonics and continental drift in the earth sciences.
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History of Science
Geophysical Sciences