James W. Abert
James W. Abert (born November 18, 1820 in Mount Holly , New Jersey , † August 10, 1897 ) was an American engineer officer and cartographer . He carried out cartographic studies mainly in the area of today's US state Arkansas and on the Canadian River . Above all, he used the knowledge of the Indians living there to compile a geographical overview of this region. On various expeditions of John Charles Fremont he was a cartographer of the expedition group.
It was in honor of Abert Lake named in the western United States.
|SURNAME||Abert, James W.|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||American officer and cartographer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||November 18, 1820|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Mount Holly , New Jersey|
|DATE OF DEATH||August 10, 1897|