Jackson, Everett D. (Everett Dale), 1925-1978 ‎

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Biographical History

Everett D. Jackson worked in the field of geology, primarily in the areas of petrology of ultramafic and gabbroic rocks, lunar science, volcanology and tectonics of the Hawaiian Islands. He was born in Fresno, California, and attended the University of California at Los Angeles where he earned his graduate degree and Ph.D (1960). Before completing his PhD. Jackson worked as the chief of the U.S. Geological Survey's Stillwater chromite project until 1961. Dale went on to have an extended relationship with NASA that began when he was assigned to the Manned Space Center in Houston, Texas, and continued in his role of researching lunar samples from the Apollo missions 11-12, 14-17. During the 1960's and 1970's, his work extended into studying the geology of the Hawaiian Islands.


  • Library of Congress. NACO. Control Number: no 98108770
  • Retrieved on June 28, 2016 from ftp://rock.geosociety.org/pub/Memorials/v10/Jackson-ED.pdf

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