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|Additional Physical Format:||(OCoLC)191846156
Marcy, Randolph Barnes, 1812-1887.
Exploration of the Red River of Louisiana, in the year 1852.
Washington : A.O.P. Nicholson, Public Printer, 1854
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Randolph B Marcy; George Brinton McClellan; United States. War Department.
|Notes:||Report submitted by the Secretary of War.|
|Description:||xv, 286 p.,  p. of plates (1 folded) : ill., maps ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Appendix A. Meteorology observations --
Appendix B. Tables of courses and distances --
Appendix C. Mineralogy: Report on the minerals collected / C.U. Shepard --
Appendix D. Geology: Notes upon the specimens of rocks and minerals / Edward Hitchcock. Remarks upon the general geology of the country traversed / by George G. Shumard --
Appendix E. Palaeontology: Description of the species of Carboniferous and Cretaceous fossils / by B.F. Shumard --
Appendix F. Zoology: Mammals / by R.B. Marcy. Reptiles / by S.F. Baird and C. Girard. Fishes / by S.F. Baird and C. Girard. Shells / by C.B. Adams and G.G. Shumard. Orthopterous insects, arachnidians, myriapods / by C. Girard --
Appendix G. Botany: Description of the plants collected during the expedition / by John Torrey --
Appendix H. Ethnology: Vocabulary of the Comanches and Wichitas / by R.B. Marcy, with some general remarks by W.W. Turner.
|Series Title:||House document (United States. Congress), no. 33.|
|Responsibility:||by Randolph B. Marcy, Captain Fifth Infantry U.S. Army ; assisted by George B. McClellan, Brevet Captain U.S. Engineers ; with reports on the natural history of the country and numerous illustrations.|