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 Galen Avery Rowell

Galen Avery Rowell

Birth
Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA
Death 11 Aug 2002 (aged 61)
Bishop, Inyo County, California, USA
Burial Unknown, Specifically: Burial location unknown at this time.
Memorial ID 6789361 · View Source
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Galen was a renowned mountain climber and wilderness photographer, who pursued his craft in some of the most exotic and wild places on earth. He climbed the granite faces of Yosemite and participated in major expeditions in the Karakorum Himalaya, exploring Alaska, Patagonia, and mountain regions of mainland China. His wife, Barbara, was also a mountaineer. He wrote many books on photography and expeditions, as well as dozens of magazine features. Both he and Barbara were killed in a small plane crash near Bishop, California, where they were residing.

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  • Created by: A.J.
  • Added: 20 Sep 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6789361
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Galen Avery Rowell (23 Aug 1940–11 Aug 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6789361, ; Maintained by A.J. (contributor 1003) Unknown, who reports a Burial location unknown at this time..