John Wesley Powell
#1634 Overall Influence

John Wesley Powell

American geologist

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John Wesley Powell was a geologist, U.S. Soldier, explorer of the American West, professor at Illinois Wesleyan University, and director of major scientific and cultural institutions. He is famous for the 1869 Powell Geographic Expedition, a three-month river trip down the Green and Colorado rivers, including the first official U.S. government-sponsored passage through the Grand Canyon.

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Illinois College
Illinois College

Liberal arts college in Jacksonville, Illinois, USA

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Illinois State University
Illinois State University

Public university in Normal, Illinois

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Wheaton College
Wheaton College

Christian liberal arts college in Wheaton, Illinois

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Oberlin College
Oberlin College

Private liberal arts college in Oberlin, Ohio, United States

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Illinois Wesleyan University
Illinois Wesleyan University

Liberal arts college located in Bloomington, Illinois

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#44 World Rank #10 USA Rank
Earth Sciences
#1229 World Rank #447 USA Rank
Biology
#8162 World Rank #3909 USA Rank
Communications