Erich Von Drygalski

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Birthday
9, 1965
Birthplace
Germany
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
9, 1965 (age 53)
Birthplace
Germany

About

Famed geographer and geophysicist famous for his expedition to unknown parts of Antarctica aboard the vessel Gauss. He and his party were trapped by ice in the region for fourteen months during the expedition.

Before Fame

He earned his doctorate from University of Konigsberg and was an assistant at the Geodetic Institute.

Trivia

Many locations have been named in his honor, including Drygalski Island, Drygalski Glacier, and the Drygalski crater on the moon.

Family Life

He had been married.

Associated With

He and David Harvey are both famous geographers.