Western highpoints named for geologists/surveyors

Here’s an eye opening article on how many western highpoints are named for geologists/surveyor:

Here’s a list:
*Henry Gannett (we wrote an article in Apex to Zenith about his highpointing)
*Andrew A. Humphreys
*Clarence King
*George M. Wheeler
*Josiah Whitney

The article notes the biggest of them all is George Everest. And there’s a piece of trivia/joke: “How many surveyors are on Mount Rushmore?” Read the article to find out!


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