The Exploration of the Colorado River and its Canyons
J.W. Powell
The Exploration of the Colorado River and its Canyons Image Cover
Publisher:Dover Publications
Place Published:New York
Genre:History
Pages:400
ISBN:0486200949"
Dewey:978.9
LCC:612228
Format:Paperback
Release:1961
Comments: Formerly titled: Canyons of the Colordo.
An unabridged and unaltered republication of the work first published by Flood & Vincent in 1895 under the title "Canyons of the Colorado".

Subjects: General, Special Interest - Adventure, Travel - General, United States - State & Local - General, Travel / Adventure

Summary: 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.