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Adolphus Washington Greely (1844–1935)

Greely, Adolphus Washington. An American soldier, Arctic explorer, and author; born at Newburyport, MA, March 27, 1844; died in 1935. Belonging to the regular army, in 1881 he commanded an Arctic expedition to establish circumpolar stations for scientific purposes, reaching the highest point north attained up to that time. Among his works are: ‘Three Years of Arctic Service’ (1886); ‘American Weather’ (1888); ‘Hand-book of Arctic Discoveries’; ‘American Explorers.’