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|Additional Physical Format:||(DLC) 01006671|
|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 in pocket.
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.
Chapter 1-9 of pt. 1, with 6 chapters added, were published later (Meadville, Pa., 1895)--under title: Canyons of Colorado, by J.W. Powell ...
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|Description:||2 p. leaves, xi, 291 p. : front., plates, folded map, folded profile ; 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 genra Geomys and Thomomys, by Elliott Coues. Addendum A. The cranial and dental characters of Geomyidoe, by Elliott Coues. Addendum B. Notes on the salamander of Florida (Geomys Tueza) by G.B. Goode.|
|Series Title:||Western Americana, frontier history of the trans-Mississippi West, 1550-1900, reel 501, no. 5009.|
|Responsibility:||under the direction of the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution.|