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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Report upon the Colorado River of the West.
Washington, Govt. Print. Off., 1861
|Material Type:||Government publication, National government publication|
|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; United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
|Notes:||"By order of the Secretary of War."
Also issued as House of Representatives executive document, no. 90, for the same session.
Part 1: 131 p. ; pt. 2: 14 p. ; pt. 3: 154,  p. ; pt. 4: 30 p. ; pt. 5: 6, 31,  p.
Some illustrations drawn by Mr. J.J. Young from sketches by Messrs. Mollhausen and Egloffstein.
|Description:||1 volume (various pagings),  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.|
- Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) -- Description and travel.
- Southwest, New -- Description and travel.
- Discoveries in geography -- American.
- United States -- Discovery and exploration.
- Geology -- Rocky Mountains.
- Botany -- Rocky Mountains.
- Birds -- Rocky Mountains.
- Expeditions -- history.
- Travel -- history.