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|Additional Physical Format:||06-34972
United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers.
Exploration and survey of the valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah, including a reconnoissance of a new route through the Rocky Mountains.
Philadelphia, Lippincott, Grambo & Co., 1852
|Named Person:||Howard Stansbury|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Howard Stansbury; Spencer Fullerton Baird; Charles Girard; Samuel Stehman Haldeman; John Torrey; James Hall; Leonard D Gale; United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers.; Lippincott, Grambo & Co.,; T.K. & P.G. Collins (Firm),
"Printed by T.K. & P.G. Collins"--T.p. verso.
Published also in 1852, 1853, and in 1855 under title: An expedition to the valley of the Great Salt Lake.
|Description:||487 p.,  leaves of plates : ill. (some fold.), fold. map ; 24 cm. + atlas of 2 fold. maps.|
|Contents:||Appendix C. Zoology. Quadrupeds and birds / by Prof. Spencer F. Baird ; Reptiles / by Prof. Baird and Chas. Girard ; Insects / by Prof. Haldemann --
Appendix D. Botany. Catalogue of plants collected by the expedition / by Professor John Torrey --
Appendix E. Letter from Professor James Hall, of New York, containing observations on the geology and palæontology of the country traversed by the expedition, and notes upon some of the fossils collected on the route --
Appendix F. Letter from L.D. Gale, with a chemical analysis of the water of the Great Salt Lake, and other mineral waters and saline substances, collected during the journey --
Appendix G. Meteorological observations.
|Series Title:||Senate executive document (United States. Congress. Senate), 32nd Congress, special session, no. 3.|
|Responsibility:||by Howard Stansbury ; printed by order of the Senate of the United States.|
- Great Salt Lake (Utah)
- Great Salt Lake (Utah) -- Discovery and exploration.
- Natural history -- Utah.
- Natural history -- West (U.S.)
- West (U.S.) -- Description and travel.
- West (U.S.) -- Discovery and exploration.
- Stansbury, Howard, -- 1806-1863 -- Travel -- Utah.
- Discoveries in geography -- American.
- United States -- Discovery and exploration.