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Colorado River country

Author: David Lavender
Publisher: New York : Dutton, ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive history of the region drained by the Colorado River and the people who have passed through and settled in that region over the past four hundred years.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lavender, David Sievert, 1910-2003.
Colorado River country.
New York : Dutton, ©1982
(OCoLC)557942293
Online version:
Lavender, David Sievert, 1910-2003.
Colorado River country.
New York : Dutton, ©1982
(OCoLC)607932799
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Lavender
ISBN: 0525241515 9780525241515
OCLC Number: 8410498
Description: xiii, 238 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: The land --
The ancient ones --
The Spanish entradas --
The Americans arrive --
Rediscovery --
The mythic river --
The big one --
Utah's Dixie --
First man through? --
Testing the river --
Measuring the land --
Searching for new oases --
Exploitation begins --
Selling the scenery --
Claiming the water --
Appendix: the geology of the Colorado basin.
Responsibility: David Lavender.

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A comprehensive history of the region drained by the Colorado River and the people who have passed through and settled in that region over the past four hundred years.

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