Monday, July 11, 2005

The Geographer of the United States Passes Away

Bill Wood, the Geographer of the United States, passed away on July 4, 2005, at the George Washington University Hospital from complication from cancer. The title, Geographer of the United States, is a U.S. State Department title granted to the head of the Office of the Geographer and Global Issues (GGI). The Geographer and GGI are the custodians of the official position the United States recognizes regarding boundaries and sovereignty issues.

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