The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons (Google eBook)
Full text of Powell's 1,000-mile expedition down the fabled Colorado in 1869. Superb account of terrain, geology, vegetation, Indians, famine, mutiny, treacherous rapids, mighty canyons, during exploration of last unknown part of continental U.S. 240 illustrations.
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Review: The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its CanyonsUser Review - Ann - Goodreads
Powell engages the reader with details of the geology and area, the river voyage and exploration, ruins and encounters with native Americans. The account is nicely written and breathtaking in detail ... Read full review
Review: The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its CanyonsUser Review - Chuck - Goodreads
This is a very difficult book to review because in effect it is a number of different books and is better at accomplishing some things than others. First of all it is an adventure. It is the story of ... Read full review