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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 [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 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) by 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.|