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

United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers

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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 Prof. Spencer F. Baird. Reptiles, by Prof. Baird and Chas. Girard. Insects, by Prof. Haldeman": p. [305]-379.
  • "Appendix D. Botany. Catalogue of plants collected by the expedition. By Prof. John Torrey": p. [381]-397.
  • "Appendix E. Letter from Professor James Hall ... containing observations on the geology and palaeontology of the country traversed by the expedition": p. [399]-414.
  • Report submitted to the U.S. Bureau of Topographical Engineers.
  • Includes index.
  • Reproduction of original from The American Antiquarian Society.
  • Sabin no. 90372.

Contents

  • Appendix A. Table of distances measured along the route travelled by the expedition in 1849 -- Appendix B. Latitudes and longitudes of the principal triangulation stations ; Tabulation of the triangles developed in the survey of the Great Salt Lake ; and, Table of geographical positions -- Appendix C. Zoology ; Quadrupeds and birds, by Prof. Spencer F. Baird ; Reptiles, by Prof. Baird and Chas. Girard ; Insects, by Prof. Haldemann -- Appendix D. Botany ; Catalogue of plants collected by the expedition / by John Torrey -- Appendix E. Letter from Professor James Hall of New York 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 -- Appendix F. Letter from L.D. Gale with a chemical analysis of th water of the Great Salt Lake and other mineral waters an saline substances, collected during the journey
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