The exploration of the Colorado River and its canyons by Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902. John Wesley Powell was a pioneer American explorer, ethnologist, and geologist in the 19th Century. Books to Borrow. 240 illustrations. Edition Notes Facsimile reprint of 1st ed., published as 'Canyons of the Colorado', Flood & Vincent, 1895. One of the great works of American exploration literature, this account of a scientific expedition forced to survive famine, attacks, mutiny, and some of the most dangerous rapids known to man remains as fresh and exciting today as it was in 1874. ‎The time is 1 p.m., May 24, 1869. Format ... United States local history: New Southwest. Canyons of the Colorado by John Wesley Powell. Download This eBook. The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons book. later (Meadville, Pa., 1895) under title: Canyons of the Colorado, by J.W. On maps, it was a blank spot covering several degrees of latitude and marked "unexplored." Colorado River, Canyon, and Valley: Subject: Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) Subject: Grand Canyon (Ariz.) Subject: United States -- Discovery and exploration Category: Text: EBook-No. Prior to Powell's expedition, virtually nothing was known of the huge swatch of land between western Colorado and Nevada. Read 97 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The material you're about to read is directly from Powell's report of his "journey into the great unknown." The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons . 1. Time Period: 1869 . LibriVox Recording of Canyons of the Colorado or The exploration of the Colorado River and its Canyons by John Wesley Powell, read by LibriVox Volunteers. In 1869 he set out to explore the Colorado and the Grand Canyon. The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons by John Wesley Powell is a classic of American exploration literature.It is about the Powell Geographic Expedition of 1869 which was the first trip down the Colorado River by boat, including the first trip through the Grand Canyon.. About The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons. IN COLLECTIONS. Powell .. pt. The Physical Object Pagination xiv, 16-400p. London. 1, with six chapters added, were pub. Superb account of terrain, geology, vegetation, Indians, famine, mutiny, treacherous rapids, mighty canyons, during exploration of last unknown part of continental U.S. Also includes Powell's account of the 1870 trek along the Uinta and later reflections. by J. W. Powell : The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons ISBN : # | Date : 1961-06-01 Description : PDF-60d77 | Full text of Powell’s 1,000-mile expedition down the fabled Colorado in 1869. The material you're about to read is directly from Powell's report of his "journey into the great unknown." Classifications Library of Congress. It was a bleak, waterless and tortured land. The present report does not include a narrative of the second descent of the river in 1871-1872, a detailed account of which may be found in F.S. Their assignment: to fill in t… By John Wesley Powell . The place: the Green River portage, in present-day Wyoming. Dellenbaugh's A canyon voyage, New York, 1908 Chapters 1-9 of pt. On my return from the first exploration of the canyons of the Colorado, I found that our journey had been the theme of much newspaper writing. Background Material . A story of disaster had been circulated, with many particulars of hardship and tragedy, so that it was currently believed throughout the United States that all the members of the party were lost save one. The personnel are ten: Major John W. Powell, one-armed Civil War veteran, later head of the U. S. 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