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The Resource Down the great unknown : John Wesley Powell's 1869 journey of discovery and tragedy through the Grand Canyon, Edward Dolnick

Down the great unknown : John Wesley Powell's 1869 journey of discovery and tragedy through the Grand Canyon, Edward Dolnick

Label
Down the great unknown : John Wesley Powell's 1869 journey of discovery and tragedy through the Grand Canyon
Title
Down the great unknown
Title remainder
John Wesley Powell's 1869 journey of discovery and tragedy through the Grand Canyon
Statement of responsibility
Edward Dolnick
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dolnick, Edward
Dewey number
917.91/3044
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F788
LC item number
.D65 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Grand Canyon (Ariz.)
  • Grand Canyon (Ariz.)
  • Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
  • Powell, John Wesley
  • Explorers
Label
Down the great unknown : John Wesley Powell's 1869 journey of discovery and tragedy through the Grand Canyon, Edward Dolnick
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [341]-354) and index
Contents
The challenge -- The crew -- The launch -- Ashley Falls -- Paradise -- Disaster -- Shiloh -- The hornests' nest -- Hell's half mile -- Fire -- The first milestone -- Hoax -- Last taste of civilization -- Trapped -- "Hurra! Hurra! Hurra!" -- Outmatched -- Flash flood -- To the Taj Mahal -- Grand Canyon -- Time's abyss -- The great unknown -- Sockdolager -- Fight -- Misery -- Separation rapid -- Deliverance -- The vanishing
Control code
ocm46951846
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 367 p.
Isbn
9780060196196
Lccn
2001024819
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)46951846
Label
Down the great unknown : John Wesley Powell's 1869 journey of discovery and tragedy through the Grand Canyon, Edward Dolnick
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [341]-354) and index
Contents
The challenge -- The crew -- The launch -- Ashley Falls -- Paradise -- Disaster -- Shiloh -- The hornests' nest -- Hell's half mile -- Fire -- The first milestone -- Hoax -- Last taste of civilization -- Trapped -- "Hurra! Hurra! Hurra!" -- Outmatched -- Flash flood -- To the Taj Mahal -- Grand Canyon -- Time's abyss -- The great unknown -- Sockdolager -- Fight -- Misery -- Separation rapid -- Deliverance -- The vanishing
Control code
ocm46951846
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 367 p.
Isbn
9780060196196
Lccn
2001024819
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)46951846

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