Exploration and survey of the valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah : including a reconnoissance of a new route through the Rocky Mountains

by United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers.

Format: Print Book 1853
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Location Collection Call #
Carnegie Museum of Natural History Main RBC F826 .U559 1853
Location  Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Collection  Main
Call Number  RBC F826 .U559 1853
Additional Information
Subjects Natural history -- Utah.
Discoveries in geography -- American.
Great Salt Lake (Utah)
West (U.S.) -- Description and travel.
United States -- Discovery and exploration.
Publisher Washington :R. Armstrong, public printer,1853
Contributors Stansbury, Howard, 1806-1863.
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887.
Girard, Charles, 1822-1895.
Haldeman, Samuel Stehman, 1812-1880.
Torrey, John, 1796-1873.
Hall, James, 1811-1898.
Language English
Notes "Printed by order of House of Representatives of the United States."
Published also London and Philadelphia, 1852, under title: An expedition to the valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah.
Appendix C. Zoology. Quadrupeds and birds, by Spencer F. Baird ; Reptiles by Baird and Chas. Girard ; Insects by Haldeman: p. [305]-379.
Appendix D. Botany. Catalogue of plants collected by the expedition by John Torrey: p. [381]-397.
Appendix E. Letter from James Hall ... containing observations on the geology and palaeontology of the country traversed by the expedition and notes upon some of the fossils collected on the route: p. [399]-414.
Description 495 pages : illustrations (some folded), folded map ; 24 cm + 1 atlas (2 folded maps).
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