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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.
Series: Selected Americana from Sabin's Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time, 3845-3849.
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : National government publication : Microfiche : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 01006671
Named Person: John Wesley Powell
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Wesley Powell; A H Thompson; Elliott Coues; G Brown Goode; Smithsonian Institution.
OCLC Number: 26063321
Notes: Map and profile at end.
J.W. Powell in charge.
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.
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 ...
Includes index.
Reproduction Notes: Microfiche. Woodbridge, CT : Research Publications, 1989. 5 microfiches : negative. (Selected Americana from Sabin's Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time ; 3845-3849).
Description: xi, 291, [20] p., [128] p. of plates : ill. ; 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 Geomydæ / by Elliott Coues. Addendum B. Notes on the salamander of Florida (Geomys Tueza) / by G.B. Goode.
Series Title: Selected Americana from Sabin's Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time, 3845-3849.
Other Titles: Canyons of the Colorado.

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