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Down the Great Unknown: John Wesley Powell's 1869 Journey of Discovery and Tragedy Through the Grand Canyon

Edward Dolnick
Format
Book
Published
New York : HarperCollins, c2001.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
ISBN
006019619X
Contents
  • Chapter 1 Challenge 1
  • Chapter 2 Crew 9
  • Chapter 3 Launch 23
  • Chapter 4 Ashley Falls 37
  • Chapter 5 Paradise 53
  • Chapter 6 Disaster 57
  • Chapter 7 Shiloh 69
  • Chapter 8 Hornets' Nest 79
  • Chapter 9 Hell's Half Mile 91
  • Chapter 10 Fire 105
  • Chapter 11 First Milestone 115
  • Chapter 12 Hoax 127
  • Chapter 13 Last Taste of Civilization 137
  • Chapter 14 Trapped 147
  • Chapter 15 "Hurra! Hurra! Hurra!" 159
  • Chapter 16 Outmatched 169
  • Chapter 17 Flash Flood 181
  • Chapter 18 To the Taj Mahal 193
  • Chapter 19 Grand Canyon 205
  • Chapter 20 Time's Abyss 215
  • Chapter 21 Great Unknown 227
  • Chapter 22 Sockdolager 239
  • Chapter 23 Fight 251
  • Chapter 24 Misery 259
  • Chapter 25 Separation Rapid 267
  • Chapter 26 Deliverance 275
  • Chapter 27 Vanishing 279.
Description
viii, 367 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [341]-352) and index.
Technical Details
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