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First through the Grand Canyon

John Wesley Powell

First through the Grand Canyon

being the record of the pioneer exploration of the Colorado River in 1869-70

by John Wesley Powell

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Discovery and exploration

  • About the Edition

    Contains primary source material.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby John Wesley Powell ; edited by Horace Kephart
    ContributionsKephart, Horace, 1862-1931, ed
    The Physical Object
    Pagination320 p.
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26882822M

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