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First through the Grand Canyon

Author: John Wesley Powell; Horace Kephart
Publisher: New York, Outing Pub. Co., 1915.
Series: Outing adventure library. [no. 4]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This first-person work tells the story of the Powell Geographic Expedition, the first known passage of European Americans through the Grand Canyon. In 1869, geologist John Wesley gathered nine men, four boats and enough food for 10 months. The group spent three months traveling down the Green and Colorado rivers. This book collects Powell's written accounts of the group's adventures, including selections from his  Read more...
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Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902.
First through the Grand Canyon.
New York, Outing Pub. Co., 1915
(DLC) 15018649
(OCoLC)862267
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Wesley Powell; Horace Kephart
OCLC Number: 568546792
Notes: Illustrated-lining papers.
The original report appeared under title: Exploration of the Colorado river of the West and its tributaries ...
"Major Powell's report on this first exploration ... was published by the Smithsonian Institution in 1875 ... The narrative part is here republished without abridgement."--Introduction.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (320 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Series Title: Outing adventure library. [no. 4]
Responsibility: by Major John Wesley Powell; being the record of the pioneer exploration of the Colorado River in 1869-70, ed. by Horace Kephart.
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This first-person work tells the story of the Powell Geographic Expedition, the first known passage of European Americans through the Grand Canyon. In 1869, geologist John Wesley gathered nine men, four boats and enough food for 10 months. The group spent three months traveling down the Green and Colorado rivers. This book collects Powell's written accounts of the group's adventures, including selections from his diary.

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