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The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons

The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons

Author: J. W. Powell
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Full text of Powell's 1,000-mile expedition down the fabled Colorado in 1869. Superb account of terrain, geology, vegetation, Indians, famine, mutiny, treacherous rapids, mighty canyons, during exploration of last unknown part of continental U.S. 240 illustrations.
Table of contents
I. The Valley of the Colorado II. Mesas and Buttes III. Mountains and Plateaus IV. Cliffs and Terraces V. From Green River City to Flaming Gorge VI. From Flaming Gorge to the Gate of Lodore VII. The Canyon of Lodore VIII. From Echo Park to the Mouth of the Uinta River IX. From the Mouth of the Uinta river to the Junction of the Grand and Green X. From the Junction of the Grand and Green to the Mouth of the Little Colorado XI. From the Little Colorado to the Foot of the Grand Canyon XII. The Rio Virgen and the Uinkaret Mountains XIII. Over the River XIV. To Zuni XV. The Grand Canyon Index
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General Fields

  • : 9780486200941
  • : Dover Publications Inc.
  • : Dover Publications Inc.
  • : June 1961
  • : 213mm X 145mm X 22mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 979.13
  • : Paperback
  • : J. W. Powell
  • : Illustrations, unspecified
  • : 400