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The Columbia unveiled : being the story of a trip, alone, in a rowboat from the source to the mouth of the Columbia River, together with a full description of the country traversed, and the rapids battled

Author: Madison Johnson Lorraine
Publisher: Los Angeles : Times-Mirror Press, 1924.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lorraine, Madison Johnson, 1853-
Columbia unveiled.
Los Angeles, Times-Mirror Press, 1924
(OCoLC)561783401
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Madison Johnson Lorraine
OCLC Number: 3459515
Notes: "Foreword" by Basil G. Hamilton.
Description: 446 pages, [1] folded leaf of platets : illustrations, folded map, plan, portrait ; 20 cm
Contents: Introductory --
Investigations, preparations, and arrival at the Columbia River's source --
Boat building and happenings at Canal Flat --
The origin and meanderings of the Columbia River --
Early discoveries, explorations, and establishments --
The paradox of the Columbia and Kootenay Rivers --
From Canal Flat to Athalmer --
From Athalmer to Moberly --
The terrors of the rapids rationally considered --
From Moberly to Waitabit Creek --
From Waitabit Creek to Beavermouth --
From Beavermouth to Kinbasket Lake --
From Kinbasket Lake to the ferry --
From Canal Flat to the ferry : the valley, forests, climate, rainfall, farms, geology --
Alphonse Emond --
From the ferry to Revelstoke --
From Revelstoke to the international boundary --
From the ferry to the boundary : the vally, timber, farms, rainfall, geology ; comments on the Canadians, and their method of handling the liquor problem --
From the boundary to Gerome --
From Gerome to Wenatchee --
From Wenatchee to Pasco --
Pasco and vicinity --
From the boundary to Pasco : topography, farms, fruit, Indian reservations, irrigation, forests and arid lands, railway bridges, power projects, geology, placer mines --
From Pasco to The Dalles City --
From The Dalles City to Vancouver --
From Vancouver to Astoria --
From the Saddle Mountains to the Pacific Ocean : the basalt barriers, topography, erosion, character of river, cultivated areas, irrigation, rainfall, forests, Columbia River Highway --
The Columbia River salmon --
Final review and conclusions --
Appendix: List of rapids, and distances ; newspaper write-ups.
Responsibility: by an old voyager and whitewater man, M.J. Lorraine ...

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