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A Canyon Voyage

The Narrative of the Second Powell Expedition down the Green-Colorado River from Wyoming, and the Explorations on Land, in the Years 1871 and 1872

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Published: 1908
Language: English
Wordcount: 116,053 / 330 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 61.1
LoC Category: G
Downloads: 1,514
Added to site: 2007.02.26
mnybks.net#: 16139
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Big Valley at Last 49

CHAPTER VI

A Lookout for Redskins--The River a Sluggard--A Gunshot!--Someone Comes!--The Tale of a Mysterious Light--How, How! from Douglas Boy--At the Mouth of the Uinta--A Tramp to Goblin City and a Trip down White River on a Raft--A Waggon-load of Supplies from Salt Lake by Way of Uinta Agency--The Major Goes Out to Find a Way In 61

CHAPTER VII

On to Battle--A Concert Repertory--Good-bye to Douglas Boy--The Busy, Busy Beaver--In the Embrace of the Rocks Once More--A Relic of the Cliff-Dwellers--Low Water and Hard Work--A Canyon of Desolation--Log-cabin Cliff--Rapids and Rapids and Rapids--A Horse, whose Horse?--Through Gray Canyon to the Rendezvous 72

CHAPTER VIII

Return of the Major--Some Mormon Friends--No Rations at the Elusive Dirty Devil--Captain Gunnis

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