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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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.
Names
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902 (Author)
Thompson, A. H. (Almon Harris), 1839-1906 (Author)
Coues, Elliott, 1842-1899 (Author)
Goode, G. Brown (George Brown), 1851-1896 (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1875
Place: Washington
Publisher: Govt. print. off.
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: Stuart 955
Topics
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902 -- Travel -- Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) -- Description and travel
West (U.S.) -- Discovery and exploration
Genres
Discovery & exploration
Notes
Statement of responsibility: J.W. Powell in charge.
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.
Biographical/historical: 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 ...
Physical Description
Illustrations
Extent: 2 p.l., xi, 291 p. front., plates, fold. map, fold. profile. 30 cm.
Map and profile in pocket.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
Library of Congress Control Number: 01006671 //r932
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13757728
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 00bb5980-952a-0132-c0c6-58d385a7bbd0
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