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The exploration of the Colorado River

Author: John Wesley PowellWallace StegnerJohn K HillersThomas MoranEdward BookhoutAll authors
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 1957.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Adventure account of the author's expedition, from the spring of 1869 to the fall of 1870.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Wesley Powell; Wallace Stegner; John K Hillers; Thomas Moran; Edward Bookhout; H H Nichols; William Henry Holmes
OCLC Number: 676476
Notes: "Based on the text of the first edition, which appeared under the full title: Exploration of the Colorado River of the West and its tributaries (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1875) [under the direction of the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution]."--Acknowledgments.
Includes photograph by John K. Hillers; and illustrations by Thomas Moran, Edward Bookhout, H.H. Nichols, and William H. Holmes.
Description: xxi, 137 pages : illustrations (1 folded), portrait ; 23 cm
Contents: Green River City to Flaming Gorge --
Flaming Gorge to the Gate of Lodore --
The Canyon of Lodore --
Echo Park to the mouth of the Uinta --
Mouth of the Uinta to the junction of Grand and Green --
Junction of Grand and Green to the mouth of the Little Colorado --
The Grand Canyon --
The Rio Virgen.
Other Titles: Report on the exploration of the Colorado River of the West and its tributaries
Responsibility: by John Wesley Powell ; abridged from the first edition of 1875 ; with an introduction by Wallace Stegner.

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Adventure account of the author's expedition, from the spring of 1869 to the fall of 1870.

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