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Author: Laszlo Kubinyi,John Wesley Powell
ISBN13: 978-0761410133
Title: The Diary of John Wesley Powell: Conquering the Grand Canyon (In My Own Words)
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Publisher: Benchmark Books (December 1, 2000)

The Diary of John Wesley Powell: Conquering the Grand Canyon (In My Own Words) by Laszlo Kubinyi,John Wesley Powell



FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Series: In My Own Words. Library Binding: 96 pages. Publisher: Benchmark Books (December 1, 2000). ISBN-13: 978-0761410133. Product Dimensions: . x . inches.

Bibliographic Details. Title: The Diary of John Wesley Powell: Conquering. Publisher: Benchmark Books 2000-12-01. Publication Date: 2000. We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described on the Abebooks web sites. Shipping Terms: Shipping costs are based on books weighing . LB, or 1 KG.

The thrilling writings of John Wesley Powell - the first white man to explore the Grand Canyon - allow readers to sense the profound awe Powell and his crew felt discovering the Canyon's natural wonders, as well as the dangers and hardships they faced daily. This book wasn't interesting to me until I had seen the Grand Canyon and other canyons in the west and was able to picture better what Powell was talking about in his journals. Being an authentic diary of his journey, it lacks detail that someone not along beside him craves.

John Wesley Powell is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Published Works by John Wesley Powell. 1. The Diary of John Wesley Powell (In My Own Words) (Library Binding) Author: John Wesley Powell Illustrator: Laszlo Kubinyi Publisher: Benchmark Books (NY).

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Powell and his men planned to travel hundreds of miles through unknown parts of the western United States. Powell was a naturalist, explorer, and former army officer. Although his right arm had been amputated above the elbow B) 4. as a result of a war injury , he never turned away from danger. In August, after travelling through many canyons, the group reached the Grand Canyon. It often rained in torrents and cloudbursts. At midday the sun poured down C) 5. as if it would fry them down . More than half the party was without hats and not one of them had an entire suit of clothes

Thorough his explorations, Powell confirmed his theory that the Colorado River existed prior to the Grand Canyon, and then cut out the canyons as the Colorado Plateau rose. Lake Powell, a huge reservoir formed by the construction of the Glen Canyon Dam, is named after him. He was not only a pioneering explorer but also a great. The Diary of John Wesley Powell (In My Own Words). New York: Benchmark Books.

Joseph, a tailor and lay preacher, intended that his son follow in the footsteps of his namesake, John Wesley, the Methodist minister. But while his father was off saving souls on the frontier, Wes’s imagination was fired more by a neighbor versed in geology and natural history than by Joseph’s religious tracts.

John Wesley Powell (March 24, 1834 – September 23, 1902) was a . soldier, geologist, explorer of the American West, professor at Illinois Wesleyan University, and director of major scientific and cultural institutions. passage through the Grand Canyon.

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