1921

Announcement Date: January 19, 1921

Albert I, Prince of Monaco was honored with the Cullum Geographical Medal. Albert showed his ingenuity by devising a number of techniques and instruments used formeasurement and exploration. Accompanied by some of the world’s leading marinescientists, he recorded numerous oceanographic studies, maps, and charts. He then founded what would become the world renowned “Oceanographic Institute” in Monacothat included an aquarium, a museum, and a library plus research facilities in Paris. Healso discovered the Princess Alice Bank of the Azores in 1896 on an oceanographicsurvey of the area.