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Report on the Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region

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Title Report on the Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region
Description This 19 page report is an abstract describing the operations of the Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region. Organized into two sections according to the field seasons for 1876 and 1877, it lists each field party, its leader, and what it accomplished. Field season 1876 entailed five parties: 1. Triangulation party led by Prof. A. H. Thompson expanding triangulation work begun in preceding years, covering 10,000 square miles in the 1876 season. 2. Topographic...
Creator Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902; Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region (U.S.)
Publisher U.S. Government Printing Office Digitized by : Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library
Coverage Rocky Mountains; United States; 1870-1879; 19th century;
Subject United States--Surveys; Discoveries in geography--American; United States--Discovery and exploration; West (U.S.)--Description and travel
Source J. W. Powell. Report on the Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region. Washington, D.C. : Govt. Print. Office, 1877. Sudocs number: I 17.1:877
Relation Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library, U.S. Government Documents Collection Map of Utah Territory Representing the Extent of the Irrigable, Timber, and Pasture Lands, available at: http://digital.lib.usu.edu/cdm4/item_viewer.php?CISOROOT=/Bear&CISOPTR=71 Bear River Watershed Historical Bibliography / compiled by Utah State University Library, Special Collections and Archives, 2005
Type Text;
Format image/jpeg;
Rights This is a U.S. Government Document which may be used without restrictions.
Date 1877
Identifier http://digital.lib.usu.edu/u?/Bear,6654

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