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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.

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Exploring the last blank area on the map of the United States: the Colorado. Thrilling account. 240 illus.

Synopsis:

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. 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 Zuñi

XV. The Grand Canyon

  Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486200941
Author:
Powell, John W.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Powell, J. W.
Author:
J. W. Pow
Author:
ell
Subject:
General
Subject:
Description and travel
Subject:
Geography
Subject:
Adventure
Subject:
Parks & Campgrounds
Subject:
West (u.s.)
Subject:
United States - State & Local
Subject:
Colorado river and valley
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
General History
Subject:
Special Interest - Adventure
Subject:
Outdoors-Lore and Survival
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
19610631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 1.1 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Exploring the last blank area on the map of the United States: the Colorado. Thrilling account. 240 illus.

"Synopsis" by , 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. 240 illustrations.
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