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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

Author: John Wesley Powell; A H Thompson; Elliott Coues; G Brown Goode; Smithsonian Institution.
Publisher: Washington : G.P.O., 1875.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Map and profile in pocket. 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 ... 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  Read more...
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Smithsonian Institution.
Exploration of the Colorado River of the West and its tributaries.
Washington, Govt. Print. Off., 1875
(OCoLC)576214956
Named Person: Otis R Marston; John Wesley Powell
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Wesley Powell; A H Thompson; Elliott Coues; G Brown Goode; Smithsonian Institution.
OCLC Number: 1184785
Notes: Map and profile in pocket.
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.
Item was transferred from Rare Books in the 1980s.
Credits: J.W. Powell in charge.
Description: xi, 291 pages, [72] leaves of plates : illustrations, map ; 30 cm
Contents: 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 Geomyidae. Addendum B. Notes on the "salamander" of Florida (Geomys Tueza) / by G. Brown Goode.
Other Titles: Report on the exploration of the Colorado River of the West and its tributaries
Responsibility: [report of J.W. Powell].

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Map and profile in pocket. 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 ... 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. 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.

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