Lowell Thomas, Jr. (born October 6, 1923, London, England – died October 1, 2016, Anchorage, Alaska, USA) was an English-born American politician and film producer who collaborated with his father, broadcaster, author and traveler Lowell Thomas, on several projects before becoming an Alaskan State Senator in the early 1970's, and later the third Lieutenant Governor of Alaska (1974–1978). Lowell Thomas, Jr. The Oceans Of Mr. World - Volume 4 (7"). Replogle Globes, Inc. G0124-4.
Lowell Jackson Thomas (April 6, 1892 – August 29, 1981) was an American writer, actor, broadcaster, and traveler, best remembered for publicising T. E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia). He was also involved in promoting the Cinerama widescreen system. Thomas was born in Woodington, Darke County, Ohio, to Harry and Harriet (née Wagoner) Thomas. His father was a doctor, his mother a teacher. In 1900, the family moved to the mining town of Victor, Colorado
Lowell Thomas, Jr was a brother of the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity Phi chapter. He was invited along with his father,5 Lowell Thomas Sr, by the Tibetan government to make a film there in 1949 with the hope that their reports would help persuade the US government to defend Tibet against the Chinese The trip lasted 400 days, and the father and son were the last Westerners to reach Lhasa before the Chinese invasion and occupation. In 1954, Thomas and wife Mary Taylor Pryor, known as "Tay", flew a Cessna 180 around much of the world, logging over 50,000 miles They wrote about it in their book Our Flight to Adventure12.
Lowell Thomas Jr. book. Lowell Thomas Jr. is a famed Alaskan who made his mark as a Bush pilot and by serving in state government, but who also has had a lifetime’s worth of adventures that have taken him around the world. Thomas, now eighty-nine, and living in Anchorage, is the son of one of the most widely known Americans of the twentieth century, and his connection to Lowell Thomas Sr. (1892-1 Lowell Thomas Jr.
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The oceans cover ~7. %. Southern Ocean area and volume calculated from ETOPO1 Bedrock version (includes Weddell and Ross seas without ice cover). Deepest ocean depth is in the Marianas Trench, measured at 10,911 meters. Maximum depths from ETOPO1 are not expected to exactly match known measured maximum depths as ETOPO1 represents average depths over ~4 sq. km areas.
and about the armed Tibetan resistance by citizens and lamas which began in the mid 1950s. He told the Anchorage Daily News, "I guess it was the greatest adventure I ever ha. In 2006, the Dalai Lama bestowed the International Campaign for Tibet's Light of. Truth Award on Lowell Jr and referred to him as "one of the grandfathers of modern day Tibet. "Lowell Thomas, J. who brought Tibet alive for millions of Americans, passes away". International Campaign for Tibet.
Both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans are larger. It separates the east coast of Africa from India and Australia. The Indian Ocean is connected to some of the most trafficked water ways in the world including Suez Canal, Bab el Mandeb, Strait of Malacca, and Strait of Hormuz. The deepest point of the Indian Ocean is located at the Sunda Trench, just northeast of Sumatra and it reaches a depth of 12,990 ft. Pacific Ocean. The Southern Ocean is a relative newcomer to the world’s oceans. In 2000, the International Hydrographic Organization decided to create the fifth ocean. Yes, before that there were just 4! This new ocean borrowed from the southern portions of the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific oceans to create a new ocean that surrounds the continent of Antarctica. The Southern Ocean is the fourth largest of the worlds oceans. It has the approximate surface area of two Unites States.