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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  • Includes index.
  • "Printed by T.K. & P.G. Collins"--T.p. verso.
  • Published also in 1852, 1853, and in 1855 under title: An expedition to the valley of the Great Salt Lake.
  • Sabin, 90372.
  • Flake, C.J. Mormon bib., 8359.
  • Fales & Flake, 53.


  • 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 Professor John Torrey -- Appendix E. Letter from Professor James Hall, of New York, containing observations on the geology and pal√¶ontology 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 the water of the Great Salt Lake, and other mineral waters and saline substances, collected during the journey -- Appendix G. Meteorological observations
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