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|All Authors / Contributors:||
John Wesley Powell; A H Thompson; Elliott Cones; G Brown Goode; Smithsonian Institution.
|Notes:||Collation of the original: xi, 291 p. 80 plates.
Added t.p.: Report of J.W. Powell.
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 ... Exploration of the Colorado river of the West and its tributaries ... 1875.
|Reproduction Notes:||Microfiche. Ann Arbor, Mich., Xerox University Microfilms, 1975.|
|Description:||5 sheets. 11 x 15 cm.|
|Contents:||Pt. l. History of the explorations of the canons of the Colorado. Report on a trip to the mouth of the Dirty Devil river / 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 general Geomys and Thomomys / by Elliott Cones. Addendum A. The cranial and dental characters of Geomyidoe / by Elliott Cones. Addendum B. Notes on the salamander of Florida (Geomys Tueza) / G.B. Goode.
|Series Title:||Western Americana 12017|
|Responsibility:||Explored in 1869, 1870, 1871, and 1872, under the direction of the secretary of the Smithsonian Institution.|