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The Resource Exploring desert stone : John N. Macomb's 1859 expedition to the canyonlands of the Colorado, Steven K. Madsen

Exploring desert stone : John N. Macomb's 1859 expedition to the canyonlands of the Colorado, Steven K. Madsen

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Exploring desert stone : John N. Macomb's 1859 expedition to the canyonlands of the Colorado
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Exploring desert stone
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John N. Macomb's 1859 expedition to the canyonlands of the Colorado
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Steven K. Madsen
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eng
Summary
The confluence of the Green and Colorado Rivers, now in Canyonlands National Park, near popular tourist destination Moab, still cannot be reached or viewed easily. Much of the surrounding region remained remote and rarely visited for decades after settlement of other parts of the West. The first U.S. government expedition to explore the canyon country and the Four Corners area was led by John Macomb of the army's topographical engineers. The soldiers and scientists followed in part the Old Spanish Trail, whose location they documented and verified. Seeking to find the confluence of the Colorado
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contains biographical information
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  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Exploring desert stone : John N. Macomb's 1859 expedition to the canyonlands of the Colorado, Steven K. Madsen
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Exploring desert stone : John N. Macomb's 1859 expedition to the canyonlands of the Colorado, Steven K. Madsen
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt4cgq2n
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The story of the Macomb San Juan exploring expedition -- Organizing the expedition -- The expedition -- The expedition's aftermath -- The bones and the map -- Epilogue -- Selected documents of th San Juan exploring expedition -- The camps of the San Juan exploring expedition -- Diary of Charles H. Dimmock -- Topographical memoir of Charles H. Dimmock -- Abridged diary of John S. Newberry -- 1859 letters of John N. Macomb, Jr., to his wife -- Letters of John S. Newberry to Spencer F. Baird -- Letters of Frederick W. von Egloffstein to John N. Macomb, Jr
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1 online resource (xxi, 273 pages, [14] pages of plates)
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online
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9781283078030
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computer
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illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
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remote

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