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Down the Colorado

John Wesley Powell

Down the Colorado

diary of the first trip through the Grand Canyon, 1869

by John Wesley Powell

  • 174 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Colorado River.,
  • Grand Canyon.,
  • U.S -- Exploring expeditions.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John Wesley Powell; photographs and epilogue, 1969, by Eliot Porter; foreword and notes by Don D. Fowler.
    ContributionsPorter, Eliot, 1901-, Fowler, Don D.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF788
    The Physical Object
    Pagination168p. :
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23133125M
    ISBN 10004917004X
    OCLC/WorldCa90027

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