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Mountaineering in the Sierra Nevada.

Author: Clarence King
Publisher: Boston, J.R. Osgood and Company, 1872.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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First edition of King's classic book on American mountaineering.

King began exploring the Sierra with William Brewer in 1863, and in 1871, began to write up accounts of their numerous ascents. The United States Geological Survey was established in 1879 due to King's influence.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
King, Clarence, 1842-1901.
Mountaineering in the Sierra Nevada.
Boston, J.R. Osgood and company, 1872
(OCoLC)648403320
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Clarence King
OCLC Number: 14246201
Description: 3 preliminary leaves, 292 pages 21 cm
Contents: The range --
Through the forest --
The ascent of Mount Tyndall --
The descent of Mount Tyndall --
The Newtys of Pike --
Kaweah's run --
Around Yosemite walls --
A Sierra storm --
Merced ramblings --
Cut-off Copples's --
Shasta --
Shasta flanks --
Mount Whitney --
The people.
Responsibility: by Clarence King ...

Abstract:

First edition of King's classic book on American mountaineering.

King began exploring the Sierra with William Brewer in 1863, and in 1871, began to write up accounts of their numerous ascents. The United States Geological Survey was established in 1879 due to King's influence.

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