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Contributions to North American Ethnology, Volume IV: Houses and house life of the American aborigines

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Authors
Lewis H. Morgan, John Wesley Powell

Contributions to North American Ethnology, Volume V, Part II: On prehistoric trephining and cranial amulets

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Authors
Robert Fletcher, John Wesley Powell

Contributions to North American Ethnology, Volume V, Part III: A study of the manuscript Troano

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Authors
Cyrus Thomas, D. G. Introduction by Brinton, John Wesley Powell

Geological and Geographical Atlas of Colorado and portions of adjacent territory

Sheets I-IV are triangulations, drainage, land classification, and geologic maps of Colorado west of longitude 102°, on the scale of 12 miles to the inch. Sheets V-XVI are topographic (contour) and geologic maps of Colorado and adjacent States, between meridians 104° 30' and 109° 30' and parallels 36° 45' and 40° 30', on the scale of 4 miles to the inch. Sheets XVII and XVIII contain three geologi
Authors
Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden, Julius Bien

Report upon United States geological surveys west of the one hundredth meridian, Volume III: Supplement -- geology

The region examined during the seasons of 1878 and 1879 extends north to north latitude 37° 20, and embraces parts of North Central New Mexico, and South Central Colorado. It lies wholly east from the canon of the Rio Grande, includes the mountain area of the Spanish ranges to their southern termination, and takes in the eastern plains to west longitude 104° 7' 30". But of this region a strip betw
Authors
George Montague Wheeler, John J. Stevenson

History of North American pinnipeds: A monograph of the walruses, sea-lions, sea-bears, and seals of North America

No abstract available.
Authors
Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden, Joel Asaph Allen

Report on the geology and resources of the Black Hills of Dakota

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Authors
Henry Newton, Walter P. Jenney, John Wesley Powell

Report on the geology of the high plateaus of Utah

In the year 1874 my kind friend Prof. J.W. Powell proposed to me that I should undertake, under his direction, the study of a large volcanic tract in the Territory of Utah, provided the consent of proper authority could be entertained. Distrusting my own fitness for the work, I felt that it would be better for him if his proposals were thankfully declined. In 1875, however, he renewed the proposi
Authors
C. E. Dutton, John Wesley Powell