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Exploration of the Colorado River of the West and its tributaries
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Exploration of the Colorado River of the West and its tributaries Explored in 1869, 1870, 1871, and 1872, under the direction of the secretary of the Smithsonian institution

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Washington,Govt. print. off.,1875

Subjects

1834-1902 , Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) , Description and travel , Discovery and exploration , Electronic texts , Online resources , Powell, John Wesley, , Travel , West (U.S.)

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https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.124850

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Exploration of the Colorado River of the West and its tributaries Explored in 1869, 1870, 1871, and 1872, under the direction of the secretary of the Smithsonian institution

By

Smithsonian Institution.

Coues, Elliott, 1842-1899
Goode, G. Brown (George Brown), 1851-1896
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902
Thompson, A. H. 1839-1906
Making of America Project.

Genre

Book

Material Type

Published material

Publication info

Washington,Govt. print. off.,1875

Notes:

Map and profile in pocket

The present report does not include a narrative of the second descent of the river in 1871-1872, a detailed account of which may be found in F.S. Dellenbaugh's A canyon voyage, New York, 1908

Chapters 1-9 of pt. 1, with six chapters added, were pub. later (Meadville, Pa., 1895) under title: Canyons of the Colorado, by J.W. Powell

Contents: pt. 1. History of the explorations of the cañons of the Colorado [May 24-Sept. 20, 1869] Report on a trip to the mouth of the Dirty Devil River [May 27-July 11, 1872] by A.H. Thompson.--pt. 2. On the physical features of the valley of the Colorado.--pt. 3. Zoology: Abstracts of results of a study of the genera Geomys and Thomomys, by Elliott Coues. Addendum A. The cranial and dental characters of Geomydæ, by Elliott Coues. Addendum B. Notes on the salamander of Florida (Geomys Tueza) by G.B. Goode

J.W. Powell in charge

Subjects

1834-1902 , Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) , Description and travel , Discovery and exploration , Electronic texts , Online resources , Powell, John Wesley, , Travel , West (U.S.)

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F788

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English

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.124850

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