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John Wesley Powell : explorer of the Grand Canyon

Author: Roger A Bruns
Publisher: Springfield, NJ : Enslow Publishers, ©1997.
Series: Historical American biographies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of the geologist who first explored the Colorado River and the Grand Canyon.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: John Wesley Powell; John Wesley Powell; John Wesley Powell
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger A Bruns
ISBN: 0894907832 9780894907838
OCLC Number: 35086210
Description: 128 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Into "The Great Unknown" --
Prairie days: song of the outdoors --
A quality of leadership --
To uncover nature's secrets --
Exploring the wilderness --
Into the great gorge --
Surveying the American West --
Down the river again --
Smithsonian prophet --
Understanding the Native Americans --
To preserve the western land --
Two new jobs --
The future of the West.
Series Title: Historical American biographies.
Responsibility: Roger A. Bruns.

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A biography of the geologist who first explored the Colorado River and the Grand Canyon.

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