Geological map of Brazil
By BANNER, John Casper , 1919

Mappa Geologico do Brazil organizado por John Casper Banner

America South America
  • Author: BANNER, John Casper
  • Publisher: Published By the Geological Society of America
  • Publication date: 1919.
  • Physical description: Chromolithograph folding map, mounted on linen.
  • Dimensions: 1000 by 870mm (39.25 by 34.25 inches).
  • Inventory reference: 1205


Detailed map of the geology of Brazil

John Casper Banner (July 4, 1850 – March 1, 1922) was an American geologist and academic who discovered bauxite in Arkansas in 1887 as State Geologist. He was Chair of the Department of Botany and Geology at Indiana University. He served as President of the Indiana Academy of Science in 1889. He was President of the Seismological Society of America in 1911. He was the second President of Stanford University, serving from 1913 until his retirement in 1915. He was an expert in Brazilian geology, among many other things.