Ganahl, Johann von#
b. Cremona (Italy), Nov. 27, 1817, d. Moedling (Lower Austria), Aug. 12, 1879, cartographer, geodesist, colonel. Conducted the first base measurement near Wiener Neustadt in 1857. In 1876 president of the Austrian Commission for Arc Measurement. 1879 Commander of the Institute of Military Geography; also known in the field of mountaineering (first ascents in the Oetztal Alps).