Edward Chester Barnard

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Edward Chester Barnard (1863–1921) was an American topographer. Born in New York City, he was a graduate of Columbia University (1884). He was the chief topographer of the United States and Canada boundary survey (1903–1915); U.S. Boundary Commissioner (1915–1921); and topographer with the United States Geological Survey (1884–1907). Mount Barnard in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve was posthumously named in his honor by the International Boundary Commission.[1] [2]


  1. ^ Geological Survey Professional Paper. U.S. Government Printing Office. 1967. pp. 106–. Retrieved 30 March 2013.
  2. ^ "Mount Barnard". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2018-05-16.

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