Bradford Washburn 2007 Deaths

Bradford Washburn

Age: 96

cartographer and explorer who mapped the Grand Canyon in the 1970s using lasers and prisms and was part of a team that in 2000 revised the height of Mount Everest, to 29,035 feet. He established Boston's Museum of Science in 1951.

Died: Lexington, Mass., Jan. 10, 2007

2007 Deaths
Biographies: Deaths of 2007