The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons, by John Wesley Powell

The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons, by John Wesley Powell
The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons, by John Wesley Powell
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Used. Penguin Books, New York, NY, 1987. Paperback. Book condition: Near Fine.

By John Wesley Powell, with an introduction by Wallace Stegner. Penguin Nature Classics.

This volume features the full text of Powell's classic account, which includes his observations about the terrainand its Native American inhabitants, along with reproductions of the original line drawings 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. Author John Wesley Powell (1834-1902) was a professor of geology and director of the U.S. Geological Survey. 

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