Medal, National Geographic Society Hubbard Medal, Captain Orvil Anderson
Donated by the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences Inc.
Bronze National Geographic Society Medal presented to Orvila Anderson; Obverse; relief of the globe depicted surrounded by embossed text "NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY INCORPORATED A.D. 1888"; Reverse: embossed text "THE HUBBARD MEDAL AWARDED TO CAPTAIN ORVIL A. ANDERSON, U.S.A. FOR DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVEMENT IN SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AS PILOT OF EXPLORER II OF THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY U.S. ARMY AIR CORPS STRATOSPHERE EXPEDITION NOVEMBER 11, 1935 ATTAINING A WORLD ALTITUDE RECORD OF 72,395 FEET"
- Country of Origin
- United States of America
- Medallic Art Company
- AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons
- Overall: Bronze
- 3-D: 1.3 x 6.2cm (1/2 x 2 7/16 in.)