(1877-1962) US naturalist, explorer, and writer. His interest in deep-sea exploration led to a collaboration with the engineer Otis Barton and the development of a spherical diving vessel, the bathysphere. On 24 Aug 1934 the two men made a record-breaking dive to 923 m/3,028 ft.
Beebe was curator of birds for the New York Zoological Society 1899–1952. He wrote the comprehensive Monograph of the Pheasants 1918–22, and his expeditions are described in a series of memoirs.
City in Arkansas (USA); zip code 72012.