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The Glen Canyon country : a personal memoir

Author: Don D Fowler
Publisher: Salt Lake City : University of Utah Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Don D Fowler; Don D Fowler; Don D Fowler
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Don D Fowler
ISBN: 9781607811275 1607811278 9781607811343 1607811340
OCLC Number: 674936833
Description: xix, 424 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Contents: Prelude --
The Glen Canyon country and its first explorers, 1776-1856 --
Mapping and defining the Glen Canyon country --
John Wesley Powell and the Canyon country, 1867-1869 --
Powell and the Glen Canyon country --
Powell, the U.S. Geological Survey, and the Canyon country --
Laccoliths and grand staircases : the work of C.E. Dutton and G.K. Gilbert --
Glen Canyon country geology in the twentieth century --
Colorado Canyon Railroad and gold fever : Stanton and Spencer --
Romancing the Glen Canyon country --
Pack trips and river running : exploring the country for fun --
Harnessing the Colorado River --
Early archaeology in the Glen Canyon country --
The enamored explorers --
The Glen Canyon Project : beginnings --
Implementing the Glen Canyon Project --
The 1959 and 1960 seasons --
The 1961 and 1962 seasons --
The Museum of Northern Arizona and the Glen Canyon Project --
Lives and times of sojourners in the Glen Canyon country --
Postlude: The Glen Canyon country of the imagination.
Responsibility: Don D. Fowler.

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