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Mountaineering in the Sierra Nevada

Author: Clarence King; Francis Peloubet Farquhar
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [1997]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the perils and pleasures experienced by the author (1842-1901) while conducting the first geological survey of California in the 1860s. This title offers his accounts of scaling such  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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King, Clarence, 1842-1901.
Mountaineering in the Sierra Nevada.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [1997]
(DLC) 96047072
(OCoLC)35758257
Named Person: Clarence King; Clarence King
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Clarence King; Francis Peloubet Farquhar
ISBN: 0585274320 9780585274324
OCLC Number: 45733500
Notes: "Bison books"--P. [1].
Originally published: Boston : J.R. Osgood and Co., 1872.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (320 p.) : ill.
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.
Contents: Preface / Francis P. Farquhar --
1. The range --
2. Through the forest, 1864 --
3. The ascent of Mount Tyndall, 1864 --
4. The descent of Mount Tyndall, 1864 --
5. The Newtys of Pike, 1864 --
6. Kaweah's run, 1864 --
7. Around Yosemite walls, 1864 --
8. A Sierra storm, 1864 --
9. Merced ramblings, 1866 --
10. Cut-off Copples's, 1870 --
11. Shasta, 1870 --
12. Shasta flanks, 1870 --
13. Mount Whitney, 1871-1873 --
14. The people --
Bibliographical notes.
Responsibility: by Clarence King ; edited, and with a preface by Francis P. Farquhar.

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"Scientifically accurate as well as charmingly descriptive of the region."--James D. Hart, "The Oxford Companion to American Literature" -- James D. Hart "The Oxford Companion to American Literature"

 
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