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An expedition to the valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah : including a description of its geography, natural history and minerals, and an analysis of its waters. With an authentic account of the Mormon settlement.

Author: Howard StansburySpencer Fullerton BairdCharles GirardSamuel Stehman HaldemanJohn TorreyAll authors
Publisher: Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo, 1852.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Stansbury; Spencer Fullerton Baird; Charles Girard; Samuel Stehman Haldeman; John Torrey; James Hall; United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers.
OCLC Number: 228720178
Notes: Report submitted to the U.S. Bureau of topographical engineers.
Also published, Philadelphia, 1852, Washington, 1853, as Senate executive document no. 3, 32d Congress, special session, March 1851, under title: Exploration and survey of the valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah ...
"Authorities consulted": p. ix.
"Baird. Reptiles, by Prof. Baird and Chas. Girard. Insects, by Prof. Haldeman": pages [305]-379.
"Appendix D. Botany. Catalogue of plants collected by the expedition. By Professor John Torrey": pages [381]-397.
"Appendix E. Letter from Professor James Hall ... containing observations on the geology and paleontology of the country traversed by the expedition": pages [399]-414.
Description: 487 pages, 56 plates (some folded) : frontispiece folded map ; 25 cm + atlas of 2 folded maps
Responsibility: illustrated by ... plates, from drawings taken on the spot, also a reconnoissance of a new route through the Rocky Mountains and two large and accurate maps of that region, by Howard Stansbury ...

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