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Author McPherson, Robert S., 1947- author

Title Mapping the Four Corners : narrating the Hayden survey of 1875 / Robert S. McPherson, Susan Rhoades Neel
Published Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 284 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series American exploration and travel series ; volume 83
American exploration and travel series ; v. 83
Contents An "outfit of special character" : Denver to Los Pinos Indian Agency, June 7-July 27 -- "Grand and beautiful scenery" : Denver to Parrott City, June 7-July 27 -- "The view from the top" : Parrott City to the San Juan River, July 27-August 8 -- "Making stations" : Los Pinos to La Sal Mountains, July 3-August 14 -- Vestiges of bygone ages : San Juan River to Hopi Mesas, August 3-29 -- "Something serious had occurred" : La Sal Mountains to Parrott City, August 15-19 -- Getting everyone in : Parrott City and southeastern Utah, August 21-September 5 -- Back to the other side : Los Pinos Agency and Washington, D.C., August 22-October 20, 1875 -- Postscript
Summary "Details the daily lives and adventures of the 1875 Ferdinand V. Hayden survey team, largely through their own personal narratives. The narrative highlights interactions between the surveyors and local indigenous communities, Four Corners region geography, and the American expansionist impulse"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-276) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Hayden, F. V. (Ferdinand Vandeveer), 1829-1887 -- Travel -- Four Corners Region
Hayden, F. V. (Ferdinand Vandeveer), 1829-1887.
Indians of North America -- Four Corners Region -- History -- 19th century
Surveyors -- Four Corners Region -- Biography
Indians of North America.
TRAVEL -- Australia & Oceania.
Territorial expansion.
Four Corners Region -- Surveys
Four Corners Region -- Description and travel -- Sources
Four Corners Region -- Description and travel
Four Corners Region -- Geography
United States -- Territorial expansion -- History -- 19th century
United States -- Four Corners Region.
United States.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
Author Neel, Susan Rhoades, author
ISBN 0806156805 (electronic bk.)
9780806156804 (electronic bk.)