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Robert T. Hill - Scientific Career
... a good time for graduating geologists in the United States ... The United States Geological Survey was founded in 1878 and John Wesley Powell had become director in 1881 ... a year of being assigned menial tasks such as the preparation of the Survey’s fossil collections, Hill was assigned to a three-month field season in his beloved Texas, a ...

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    When I survey the wondrous cross
    On which the Prince of Glory died,
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