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Harriet Chalmers Adams
Birth: Oct. 22, 1875
San Joaquin County
California, USA
Death: Jul. 17, 1937
Departement des Alpes-Maritimes
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

Adventurer. She is regarded as America's greatest woman explorer, whom traveled extensively in South America, Asia and the South Pacific in the early 20th Century. From 1907 to 1935, accounts of her journeys were published in over 20 articles of the National Geographic Magazine. In 1925, she helped launch the Society of Woman Geographers and served as its first president until 1933. She also toured lecturing on her travels with illustrated talks with color slides and movies, with copies of her memoirs on Trinidad, Surinam, Bolivia, Peru and the trans-Andean railroad between Buenos Aires and Valparaiso. She died in Nice, France. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Chapel of the Chimes Columbarium and Mausoleum
Alameda County
California, USA
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Record added: Jul 16, 2002
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Happy birthday and Halloween!
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 Added: Oct. 22, 2016

- Pamela Howlett
 Added: Oct. 22, 2016
You did your best throughout your travels to explore various aspects of the world that were not as well explored and brought it to the attention of the outdoor writers of her day. In remembering her we do not forget those women who went into the Wildernes...(Read more)
- OWAA Outdoor Writer- Joe Guide
 Added: Jul. 3, 2016
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