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The Great West its attractions and resources. Containing a popular description of the marvellous scenery, physical geography, fossils, and glaciers of this wonderful region; and the recent explorations in the Yellowstone park ... by Prof. F.V. Hayden ... Also, valuable information to travellers and settlers concerning climate, health, mining, husbandry, education, the Indians, Mormonism, the Chinese; with the homestead, pre-emption, land, and mining laws.

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Published by C.R. Brodix in Bloomington, Ill .
Written in English


  • West (U.S.) -- Description and travel.

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StatementBy a corps of able contributors ...
ContributionsBrodix, Charles R., [from old catalog] pub., Hayden, F. V. 1829-1887.
LC ClassificationsF595 .G78
The Physical Object
Pagination528 p.
Number of Pages528
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22881398M
LC Control Numberrc 01001564

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