Harry Hammond Hess Jr. (1906 - 1969)
24 May 1906
New York City, New York, USA
of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
25 Aug 1969
Woods Hole, Falmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
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Among the founding fathers of plate tectonic theory, Rear Admiral of the US Navy, noted geologist
 conducted sonar surveys of the ocean, mapping out the landforms and features of the ocean floors
 1934 Faculty, Princeton University
m. Annette Burns
1966 Penrose Medal
died of a heart attack while at a Space Science Board conference
 Buried in Arlington National Cemetery 
 NASA Distinguished Public Service Award
Harry H. Hess medal established in 1984 by the American Geophysical Union
↑ Wikipedia: Harry Hess, accessed 11 Aug 2018.
↑ " Mariana Trench: The Deepest Place on Earth - Full Documentary 2017." Mobeus Tv (channel). 4 Aug 2017. Youtube. Web. 11 Aug 2018. ↑
3.0 Leitch, Alexander. " 3.1 Hess, Harry Hammond." A Princeton Companion. Princeton University Press. 1978. princeton.edu. Web. 11 Aug 2018. ↑ Find A Grave: Memorial #49203206, accessed 11 Aug 2018.
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