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Hamel, P.W., Nell, Louis, Wh …
Map, river and land parties, …
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Hamel, P.W., Nell, Louis, Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Map showing routes of the river and land parties engaged in exploring the Grand Canon of the Colorado. Under the command of 1st. Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army. 1871. P.W. Hamel and L. Nell, topographers. Issued Feb. 4th 1878. The Graphic Co. Photo-Lith., 30 & 41 Park Place, N.Y. Weyss, Thompson & Lang del. By order of the Honorable the Secretary of War. Under the direction of Brig. Gen. A.A. Humphreys, Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army. (in upper margin:) United States Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Lithographed map, sepia toned. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Shows drainage, roads, surveyors' routes & campsites, etc. Prime meridians: Washington and Greenwich.
Marvine, Archibald Robertson …
Geological sections Verde Ri …
1875
Exploration Book
Authors Marvine, Archibald Robertson, 1848-1876, Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Geological sections from the Verde River to the Gila River, Arizona Ter. Along the route travelled by Party No. 2 of the Exploration of 1871. To accompany the report of Arch. R. Marvine. (1875)
Note Sepia toned lithographed sections. Contents: Sec. 1. From Verde river to the Little Colorado -- Sec. 2. From Little Colorado to Camp Apache -- Sec. 3. From Camp Apache to the Gila River. Geologic units shown: Archaean, granites, gneiss, diorites, schists, Partially metamorphosed, Tonto shales & sandstones, Red Wall limestone, Aubrey, cherty limestone & stratified sandstone, arenaceous shales, Triassic, Alluvium, Rhyolite-lava, Basaltic-lava.
Morgan, H. J., Wheeler, G.M.
Cactus grove, Arizona.
1878
Exploration Book
Authors Morgan, H. J., Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title A cactus grove, Arizona, species Cereus giganteus, 1871. U.S. Geographical Survey West of the 100th Meridian. H.J. Morgan del. T. Sinclair & Son lith., Phila. (1878)
Note Color lithographed drawing.
O'Sullivan, T. H, Wheeler, G …
XX. Ruins, Canon de Chelle, …
1879
Exploration Book
Authors O'Sullivan, T. H, Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Ruins in the Canon de Chelle, New Mexico. The Heliotype Printing Co., 220 Devonshire St., Boston. T.H. O'Sullivan, phot. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1879)
Note Reproduction of photograph. Facing p. 372.
Wheeler, G.M.
Dripping Pool, Kanab Canyon.
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Dripping Pool, Kanab Canyon, near the Colorado. 1872. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. Sinclair & Son. (1889)
Note Lithographed view, b&w. Shows two men, trees, etc.
Thompson, Gilbert, Wheeler, …
Crossing, Colorado River nea …
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Thompson, Gilbert, Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Crossing of the Colorado River near mouth of Paria Creek. Eastern edge of the Grand Canon in the distance. (Sketched by Gilbert Thompson). 1873. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Lithographed view, sepia toned. Shows Indian overlooking canyons.
O'Sullivan, T. H., Wheeler, …
Aboriginal life, Navajo Coun …
1889
Exploration Book
Authors O'Sullivan, T. H., Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Aboriginal life in the Navajo Country near Old Fort Defiance, Ariz. (From a photograph by T.H. O'Sullivan). 1873. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Color lithographed view. Shows two Navajos with blankets and loom.
O'Sullivan, T. H., Wheeler, …
Canon de Chelle, N.M.
1889
Exploration Book
Authors O'Sullivan, T. H., Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Sandstone walls in Canon de Chelle, N.M. Camp Beauty 1873. (Reproduction from a photograph by T.H. O'Sullivan). U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Lithographed view, sepia toned. Shows vegetation, etc.
O'Sullivan, T. H., Wheeler, …
Cooley's Park, Sierra Blanca …
1889
Exploration Book
Authors O'Sullivan, T. H., Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Cooley's Park, Sierra Blanca Range, near Camp Apache, Arizona. 1873. (From a photograph by T.H. O'Sullivan). U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Color lithographed view. Shows meadow, horses, trees, etc.
Wheeler, G.M.
River party, Camp Mohave.
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title The start of the river party from Camp Mohave, Arizona. Explorations of 1871. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Sepia tone lithographed view. "... sketch from a photograph of the little fleet as it left the ferry dock at Camp Mohave, with officers, soldiers, citizens, and Indians, on the ferry-boat, wharf, and river bank ..."-- v. 1, p. 156.
O'Sullivan, T. H., Wheeler, …
Black Canon, Colorado River.
1889
Exploration Book
Authors O'Sullivan, T. H., Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Black Canon, Colorado River, from Camp 8, looking above. 1871. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Sepia tone lithographed view. "This is from a photograph by O'Sullivan, taken near the center of Black Canon."-- v. 1, p. 158.
Wheeler, G.M.
Maimun, a Mohave Indian.
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Maimun--a Mohave Indian of the river party. 1871. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Color lithographed view. "A sketch showing Maimum (sic), a young and typical Mohave, in the foreground, is here introduced, as he was one of the characters of the trip."-- v. 1, p. 158.
Wheeler, G.M.
Black Canon, Colorado River.
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Black Canon of the Colorado River, from Mirror Bar. 1871. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Sepia tone lithographed view. Shows boat, canyon walls, river, etc.
Wheeler, G.M.
Mouth of the Lower Grand Can …
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Mouth of the Lower Grand Canon of the Colorado River. 1871. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Color lithographed view. "Plate No. XX is an illuminated sketch made from a photograph taken in the Grand Canon near its mouth ... The sun breaking through upon the vari-colored sedimentary beds enlivens a contrast of colors that no artist can accurately copy."-- v. 1, p. 163.
Wheeler, G.M.
Grand Canon from Sheavwitz C …
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title View looking south into the Grand Canon of the Colorado, from Sheavwitz Crossing. 1872. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Lithographed view, b&w. " ... shows a projecting rock on the right hand of the sketch called 'Devil's Anvil,' that overhangs the almost perpendicular canon. Part of the southern wall is shown, and also the river-bed. The photographic view was taken at a point a little higher up than Diamond Creek by one of the land parties of 1872."-- v. 1, p. 164.
Wheeler, G.M.
Grand Canon near Kanab Wash.
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Grand Canon of the Colorado River, near mouth of the Kanab Wash, looking east. 1872. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Sepia tone lithographed view. "... redrawn from a photograph taken in 1872 ... and shows some of the pecularities of the erosion and the number of beds that make up the plateau system at this locality."-- v. 1, p. 168.
Wheeler, G.M.
Grand Canon near Paria Creek …
1889
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Grand Canon of the Colorado, near Paria Creek, looking east. 1872. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Sepia tone lithographed view. "... gives an illustration of the verticality of the lower or first wall above the bed of the river, as also the carving of its surface at Paria Creek. A part of the summit of an irregular plateau appears in the distance."-- v. 1, p. 168.
O'Sullivan, T. H., Wheeler, …
Colorado River party, Diamon …
1889
Exploration Book
Authors O'Sullivan, T. H., Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Colorado River party reaching mouth of Diamond Creek. 1871. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
Note Sepia tone lithographed view. "Plate XXIV is a sketch redrawn from a photograph by O'Sullivan ... showing the northern wall of the canon that is here eroded into gentler profiles ... "
Wheeler, G.M.
Diurnal barometric curves.
1877
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Diurnal barometric curves. Trinidad, Col. Odgen, Utah. Cheyenne, Wyo. Terr. Truxton Springs, Ariz. Pioche, Nev. Ft. Fred Steele, Wyo. Terr. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1877)
Note Lithographed chart, b&w. Hourly observations taken 1871-1873.
Wheeler, G.M.
Diurnal barometric curves.
1877
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Diurnal barometric curves. Prescott, Ariz. Winnemucca, Nev. Gunnison, Utah. Virginia City, Nev. Laramie, Wyo. Terr. Bozeman, Montana. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1877)
Note Lithographed chart, b&w. Hourly observations taken 1871-1874.
Wheeler, G.M.
Diurnal temperature.
1877
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Diurnal temperature. Trinidad, Col. Prescott, Ariz. Cheyenne, Wyo. Terr. Pioche, Nev. Ogden, Utah. Ft. Steele, Wyo. Terr. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1877)
Note Lithographed chart, b&w. Hourly observations taken 1871-1873.
Wheeler, G.M.
Differences, wet, dry bulb t …
1877
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Mean differences, wet and dry bulb thermometers. Trinidad, Col. Prescott, Ariz. Cheyenne, Wyo. Terr. Pioche, Nev. Ogden, Utah. Ft. Steele, Wyo. Terr. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1877)
Note Lithographed chart, b&w. Hourly observations taken 1871-1873.
Wheeler, G.M.
Diurnal force of vapor.
1877
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Diurnal force of vapor. Pioche, Nev. Ft. Steele, Wyo. Terr. Prescott, Ariz. Ogden, Utah. Trinidad, Col. Cheyenne, Wyo. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1877)
Note Lithographed chart, b&w. Hourly observations taken 1871-1873.
Wheeler, G.M.
Diurnal relative humidity.
1877
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Diurnal relative humidity. Pioche, Nev. Ft. Steele, Wyo. Terr. Trinidad, Col. Prescott, Ariz. Cheyenne, Wyo. Terr. Ogden, Utah. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1877)
Note Lithographed chart, b&w. Hourly observations taken 1871-1873.
Bell, William, Wheeler, G.M.
Chocolate Butte, Paria Creek …
1875
Exploration Book
Authors Bell, William, Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Chocolate Butte, Paria Creek, Arizona (by William Bell. 1875)
Note "Heliotype." Shows two men before the butte.
Wheeler, G.M.
Marble Canon, Colorado River …
1875
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Marble Canon, Colorado River. (1875)
Note Sepia tone lithographed view.
Wheeler, G.M.
Canon within a canon, Colora …
1875
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title A canon within a canon, in basin of the Colorado River. (1875)
Note Sepia tone lithographed view.
Wheeler, G.M.
Grand Canon, Colorado River.
1875
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Grand Canon, Colorado River. (1875)
Note Sepia tone lithographed view.
Bell, Robert, Wheeler, G.M.
Perched rock, Rocker Creek, …
1875
Exploration Book
Authors Bell, Robert, Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Perched rock, Rocker Creek, Arizona. (1875)
Note Sepia tone lithographed view. Shows man near eroded base of large rock.
Wheeler, G.M.
XX. Chilopoma, Eutaenia.
1875
Exploration Book
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Fig. 1 and 1a. Chilopoma rufipunctatum. Fig. 2 and 2a. Eutaenia vagrans angustirostris. T. Sinclair & Son lith., Phila. (1875)
Note Lithographed drawing, b&w of snakes.
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