Mack McCarty presents Grand Canyon Survey of 1923 at the WVSPS Fall Symposium
WVSPS is excited to welcome Mack McCarty from the US Army Corps of Engineers to offer “Grand Canyon Survey of 1923.” The WVSPS Fall Symposium will follow the conclusion of the Surveyors Historical Society Rendevous on September 24, 2022 at Harpers Ferry, WV.
Title: Grand Canyon Survey of 1923
Presented by: Mack McCarty, US Army Corps of Engineers
Time: Saturday, September 24, 2022 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
This is a in depth look at the 1923 USGS Survey of the Grand Canyon led by Claude Birdseye. This was the first official survey of the Canyon and the presentation will cover the perils the crew faced during a three month period with little to no contact with the outside world while the survey was being run. The presentation will cover the scope of the survey, methods used and the results of the survey.
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