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A Canyon Voyage

Auhtor: Frederick Dellenbaugh

Language: english

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Review by O. Brown, January 2005


Rating: (***)
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Summary of the Book 'A Canyon Voyage':

Frederick Samuel Dellenbaugh (1853-1935) was an American explorer.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Canyon Voyage':


... on the gravel. Stretching away westward from Gunnison Butte we saw an exquisitely modelled line of cliffs, some portions being a clear azure blue. ...
... footing to plants, and thus further protect itself and the rocks. [Illustration: Stillwater Canyon. Photograph by E. O. Beaman, 1871.] ...
... his blankets to prevent their departure and waited for the wind to pass, which it did in less than ten minutes. The storm-clouds were shattered and ...
... from the Major to come to this place, El Vado de los Padres, by September 25th, and here he was. Jacob had come with him but had gone on to Fort ...
... Andy, and me here at House Rock Spring until the plan for the winter's campaign had been better formulated. Steward concluded that his condition was ...
... the foot-hills of which we reached late in the afternoon. We had followed a waggon road with our pack-train up to this point, but here we struck off ...
... early as possible in the morning we pushed on without breakfast, three men scouting ahead to discover the pool where the Major in the autumn of 1870 ...
... while the magnificent outlook to the south and east across the broken country was a bewildering sight, especially as the night enveloped it, ...
... a few days had her in excellent trim. On July 24th, which is the day the Mormons celebrate for the settlement of Salt Lake Valley, Lee invited us to ...
... we flew upon the descent. The Major as usual had put on his life-preserver and I think Jones had on his, but Jack and I, as was our custom, placed ...
... the bite of a tarantula that must have gotten in my blankets at Shower-Bath Spring. Suppuration set in at the spots where the flesh turned black and ...
... potatoes, butter, meats, and everything within reason, so we lived very well, with an occasional dash of Dixie wine to add zest, while on Christmas ...
... 194 Barbenceta, principal chief of the Navajos, 168 Base line, 166, 173, 174 Basor, teamster, 68 Beadle, J. H., 215 under ...
... my task in a way that would meet the approval of my old leader and his colleague, as well as of my other comrades. One learns microscopically ...
... precipices of carboniferous formation, limestone, about 1600 feet high. The canyon was surprisingly beautiful and romantic. The river seemed ...
... a rope around a small tree which he managed to reach, while Steward jumped to a position where he could prevent the boat from pounding. In a minute ...
... of the great gorge was not very far below. Though the sky was beginning to show the evening tints we kept on and ever on, swiftly but smoothly, looking ...
... only by keeping very close to the bank. It was supper-time when we again reached camp. The Major now announced that he intended to take the Dean ...
... on an island caused us to land and try to get a good shot at one, but we failed to get near enough for success and they quickly disappeared. The ground ...
... or seventy feet in one place. Many rocks studded the rapids, and great caution had to be exercised both in let-downs and in runs, lest the boats ...