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|Additional Physical Format:||(DLC) 01006671|
|Named Person:||John Wesley Powell|
|Material Type:||Government publication, National government publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
John Wesley Powell; A H Thompson; Elliott Coues; G Brown Goode; Smithsonian Institution.
|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 ...
|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,  p.,  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.|