Herbert E. Gregory
Herbert E. Gregory was a Yale University geologist well known for his early 20th century explorations of the Colorado Plateau in Arizona and Utah. One of his most important works is Colorado Plateau Region published by the United States Geological Survey on the occasion of the United States sponsoring the 16th International Geological Congress. Gregory was a student at Harvard University of American geographer William Morris Davis. He was hired as the director of the geology department at Yale University, working to expand the department to include a human geography emphasis. From 1919 to 1936 Gregory served as director of the Bishop Museum in Hawaii, where, in 1961, the deceased Gregory was honored by a medal named after him. The Herbert E. Gregory Medal is awarded every four years to a leading scientist in the Pacific Region.
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