An Expedition to the Valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah

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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.

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Zoology. Quadrupeds and birds / by Prof. Spencer R. Baird": p.

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> "Appendix D. Botany. Catalogue of plants collected by the expedition / by Professor John Torrey": p. >Pages:   The expedition, more t pioneers strong, set up camp in present-day western Iowa while Young led a vanguard company across the Rocky Mountains to investigate Utah’s Great Salt Lake. Howard Stansbury (February 8, – Ap ) was a major in the U.S.

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 Known for: Surveying the Great Salt Lake.

An Expedition to the Valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah: Including a Description of its Geography, Natural History and Minerals, and an Analysis of its Waters, with an Authentic Account of the Mormon Settlement Author: Howard Stansbury.

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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. An expedition to the valley of the Great Salt Lake, Original t.p.

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Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Notes First published in this edition ; published also Philadelphia,and Washington,as Senate Ex. Doc. 3, 32d Congress, Special Session, March,under title: Exploration and survey of the valley of the Great Salt Lake of : On Ja wagon rolled out of a canyon and gave Brigham Young, president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, his first glimpse of the Great Salt Lake Valley.

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. The explorers were anxious to return to Monterey and did notCited by: 3.

An Expedition to the Valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah: Including a Description of Its Geography, Natural History and Minerals, and an Analysis of Its Waters, with an Authentic Account of the Mormon Settlement/5. The Great Salt Lake is the major remnant of Lake Bonneville, a large freshwater lake of the Pleistocene era (75, B.C.) that occupied much of western Utah.

The lake occupies one of the basins of the Great Basin, and is located at the western margin of the Wasatch Mountains of the Rocky Mountain Range. Exploration and survey of the valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah, including a reconnoissance of a new route through the Rocky Mountains. 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. Image: Great Salt Lake. Map of the Great Salt Lake and adjacent country of the Territory of Utah by Capt. Howard published in Image courtesy of Utah State Historical Society. _____ See Howard Stansbury’s expedition report, Exploration and survey of the valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah, including a reconnaissance of a new route through the.

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Exploration and Survey of the Valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah: Including a Reconnoissance of a New Route Through the Rocky Mountains Senate documents / Senate of the United States Issue 3 of Senate executive document [United States.

32d Cong.] Special sess., March Senate. Executive [doc.] no. Get this from a library. An expedition to the valley of the Great salt lake of Utah: 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 through the Rocky mountains.

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FIRST HOUSE EDITION OF STANSBURY’S EXPLORATION AND SURVEY OF UTAH AND THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS, COMPLETE WITH SCARCE ATLAS VOLUME. STANSBURY, Howard. Exploration and Survey of the Valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah, including a Reconnoissance of a New Route through the Rocky Mountains. Washington: Robert.

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We appreciate your patience. The supreme assignment of his army career was to lead an expedition in to the valley of the Great Salt Lake. His orders directed him to survey and map the Great Salt Lake and its valley as well as Utah Valley; to evaluate the various emigrant roads in the area, including the Oregon Trail; and to examine and report on the capability of the.

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Inbunden, Skickas inom vardagar. Köp Exploration and survey of the valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah av Howard Stansbury på Their task was to explore the route to the Mormon community in Utah. After a long, yet beautiful journey through the Great Plains and southern Wyoming, they arrived in the valley of the Great Salt Lake.

They explored and mapped the Great Salt Lake region and gathered scientific information about their surroundings.