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Exploration of the Valley of the Great Salt Lake

by Howard Stansbury

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Published by Smithsonian Institution Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Utah,
  • Great Salt Lake Region (Utah),
  • West (U.S.),
  • Utah.
    • Subjects:
    • Natural history -- Utah.,
    • Utah -- Description and travel.,
    • Great Salt Lake Region (Utah) -- Description and travel.,
    • West (U.S.) -- Description and travel.,
    • West (U.S.) -- Discovery and exploration.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesGreat Salt Lake.
      StatementHoward Stansbury ; with an introduction by Don D. Fowler.
      SeriesExploring the American West
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF826 .S73 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 421 p., [62] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages421
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2526761M
      ISBN 100874748895
      LC Control Number88001968

      Fremont and others had described the region. Miles Goodyear had settled Fort Buenaventura at Ogden, probably the first continuously occupied site in the Great Basin. On J a group of pioneers exploring in southern Salt Lake Valley met a mounted party of about twenty Utes who wanted to trade with them. The Great Salt Lake, located in the northern part of the U.S. state of Utah, is the largest salt water lake in the Western Hemisphere, and the eighth-largest terminal lake in the world. In an average year the lake covers an area of approximately 1, square miles (4, km 2), but the lake's size fluctuates substantially due to its shallowness. For instance, in it reached its lowest Location: Utah, United States.

      Including a description of its geography, natural history, and minerals, and an analysis of its waters: with an authentic account of the Mormon Settlement. Also, a reconnoissance of a new route trhough the Rocky Mountains. By Howard Stansburt, Captain Corps Topographical Engineers United States Army. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo & Co. Search Catalog Data Catalog Data & text in Documents Search By Date Range; Advanced Search.

      The Great Salt Lake. As the largest natural lake west of the Mississippi River and the largest salt water lake in the western hemisphere, the Great Salt Lake is perhaps the best known geologic feature in the area. The city even takes its name from the lake - originally it was Great Salt Lake City, but the "Great" was dropped from the name in Relief shown by hachures. In: Exploration and survey of the valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah, including a reconnoissance of a new route through the Rocky Mountains / by Howard Stansbury. LC copy: Signed in ink script on verso: Millard Fillmore. Utah Salt Lake No. LC copy: Mounted on cloth backing, sheet sectioned into 25 panels to enable folding.


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Army Corps of Topographical most notable achievement was leading a two-year expedition (–) to survey the Great Salt Lake and its surroundings. The expedition report entitled Exploration and survey of the valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah, including a reconnaissance of a new route through Known for: Surveying the Great Salt Lake.

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Washington: Robert Armstrong, Two volumes. Salt Lake Valley is a square-mile (1, km 2) valley in Salt Lake County in the north-central portion of the U.S. state of contains Salt Lake City and many of its suburbs, notably Murray, Sandy, South Jordan, West Jordan, and West Valley City; its total population is 1, as of Brigham Young said "this is the right place", when he and his fellow settlers moved into Utah.

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Title Variants: Alternative: Stansbury's expedition to the Great Salt Lake Related Titles. Series: [United States. 32d Cong.] Special sess., March Senate, Ex. [doc.] no. The floating Great Salt Lake Exploration Platform (GSLEP) enables people to remain upon the Great Salt Lake for specific durations of time, with necessary life support and research infrastructure (shade, fresh water, food and waste storage, solar power, communications, and evacuation provisions), and is designed to maximize potential uses for.

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OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. "Printed by T.K. & P.G. Collins"--Title page verso. Published also in, and in under title: An expedition to the valley of the Great Salt Lake.

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Washington, R. Armstrong, Public Printer, (OCoLC) Document.50 feet above the present lake level, creating Great Salt Lake. The Dominguez and Escalante expedition reached Utah Valley, 50 miles south of Great Salt Lake, in The indigenous Timpan-gotzis Indians told them of a very salty lake in the valley to the north.

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