Albrecht Penck, German geologist

Albrecht Penck, German geologist

H416/0336 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 44.6MB

Downloadable file size: 4.0MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator



Caption: Albrecht Penck (1858-1945), German geologist and physical geographer. Penck studied the European ice ages and climate variation. He coined the term geomorphology to describe the scientific study of the origins of landforms. He was the first to study extensively the causes and effects of geographical features. Much of Penck's later work was on the nature and extent of Germany and the development of F. Ratzel's theory of lebensraum (living space) which related the geographical features of an area to the population size it could support. Photograph published in 1911.

Release details: Model release not available. Property release not required.

Keywords: 1800s, 1900s, 1911, 19th century, 20th century, adult, albrecht penck, black-and-white, caucasian, earth science, european, geological, geologist, geology, geomorphology, german, historical, history, human, ice age, lebensraum, male, man, middle-aged, monochrome, physical geographer, physical geography, portrait, scientist, white

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.