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Exploration of the Colorado River of the West and its tributaries : explored in 1869, 1870, 1871, and 1872

Author: John Wesley Powell; A H Thompson; Elliott Coues; G Brown Goode; Smithsonian Institution.
Publisher: Washington : Govt. Print. Off., 1875.
Series: Western Americana, frontier history of the trans-Mississippi West, 1550-1900, reel 501, no. 5009.
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : National government publication : Microfilm : Master microform : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 01006671
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: 15496071
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 ...
Master microform held by: ResP.
Reproduction Notes: Microfilm. Woodbridge, Conn. : Research Publications, 1975. 1 reel ; 35 mm. (Western Americana ; reel 501, no. 5009).
Description: 2 preliminary leaves, xi, 291 pages : frontispiece, 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.

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