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Report upon the Colorado River of the West : explored in 1857 and 1858 by Joseph C. Ives, Corps of Topographical Engineers, under the direction of the Office of Explorations and Surveys, A.A. Humphreys, Captain Topographical Engineers, in charge : by order of the Secretary of War. Preview this item
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Report upon the Colorado River of the West : explored in 1857 and 1858 by Joseph C. Ives, Corps of Topographical Engineers, under the direction of the Office of Explorations and Surveys, A.A. Humphreys, Captain Topographical Engineers, in charge : by order of the Secretary of War.

Author: J C IvesJ S NewberryAsa GrayJohn TorreyGeorge ThurberAll authors
Publisher: Washington [D.C.] : Government Printing Office, 1861.
Series: Senate executive document (United States. Congress. Senate), 36th Congress, 1st session, [unnumbered]
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Report upon the Colorado River of the West.
Washington, Govt. Print. Off., 1861
(OCoLC)793550598
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J C Ives; J S Newberry; Asa Gray; John Torrey; George Thurber; George Engelmann; Spencer Fullerton Baird; J J Young; Balduin Möllhausen; F W Egloffstein; A A Humphreys; Samuel Sartain; F Courtenay; United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers.; United States. Office of Explorations and Surveys,; United States. War Department,; Sarony, Major & Knapp Lith.,
OCLC Number: 3095199
Notes: Also issued as House of Representatives executive document, no. 90, for the same session.
Part 1: 131 pages ; part 2: 14 pages ; part 3: 154, [6] pages ; part 4: 30 pages ; part 5: 6, 31, [1] pages.
Some illustrations drawn by Mr. J.J. Young from sketches by Messrs. Mollhausen and Egloffstein. Includes 8 folded panoramic views drawn by Frhr. F.W. v. Egloffstein.
On some plates: "Lith. of Sarony, Major & Knapp, 449 Broadway. N.Y."
On folded maps: "Topography by Frhr. F.W. v. Egloffstein. Ruling by Samuel Sartain. Lettering by F. Courtenay."
Description: 1 volume (various pagings), [33] leaves of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some folded) ; 29 cm.
Contents: Letter to the officer in charge of the Office of Explorations and Surveys / J.C. Ives --
pt. 1. General report --
pt. 2. Hydrographic report --
pt. 3. Geological report / by Dr. J.S. Newberry, Geologist to the Expedition --
pt. 4. Botany / by Professors Gray, Torrey, Thurber, and Dr. Engelmann --
pt. 5. Zoology [list of birds collected on the Colorado Expedition] / by Professor S.F. Baird, Smithsonian Institution --
Appendix A. Remarks upon the astronomical observations ; Remarks upon the barometric observations --
Appendix B. List of camps, with distances, altitudes, latitudes, and longitudes, etc. --
Appendix C. Barometric and meteorological observations --
Appendix D. Remarks upon the construction of the maps.
Series Title: Senate executive document (United States. Congress. Senate), 36th Congress, 1st session, [unnumbered]
Other Titles: Colorado River of the West

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