40 Years at Prudhoe Bay: Mangus laid groundwork for oil discovery
Retired geologist was among the few who surveyed and mapped the Arctic coastal plain from Barrow to the Northwest Territories
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Marvin Mangus first came to Alaska’s North Slope in 1947 with the U.S. Geological Survey and spent nine field seasons mapping the geology of the area, from the Brooks Range to the Arctic Ocean and from the U.S. border with Canada in the east to Cape Simpson near Barrow in the west.
Mangus, who grew....
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