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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; Elliott Coues; G Brown Goode; Smithsonian Institution.
Publisher: Washington : G.P.O., 1875.
Series: Early encounters in North America.
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Smithsonian Institution.
Exploration of the Colorado River of the West and its tributaries.
Washington, D.C. : U.S.G.P.O., 1875
(DLC) 01006671
Named Person: John Wesley Powell
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Wesley Powell; Elliott Coues; G Brown Goode; Smithsonian Institution.
OCLC Number: 123390310
Notes: 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 6 chapters added, were published later (Meadville, Pa., 1895) under title: Canyons of the Colorado, by J.W. Powell.
GEO-081.
Reproduction of original from Huntington Library.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 291 p., [66] leaves of plates) : ill.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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: Early encounters in North America.
Other Titles: Canyons of the Colorado.
Sabin Americana, 1500-1926.

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