Mount Rainier, a record of exploration, ed. by Edmond S. Meany.

Editor
Meany, Edmond S. (Edmond Stephen), 1862-1935 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York, The Macmillan company, 1916.
Description
xi, 325 p. front., 16 port. 23 cm.

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Contents
The mountain discovered and named, 1792, by G. Vancouver.--First approach to the mountain, 1833, by W. F. Tolmie.--First recorded trip through Naches pass, 1841, by R. E. Johnson.--Tacoma and the Indian legend of Hamitchou, by T. Winthrop.--First attempted ascent, 1857, by A. V. Kautz.--First successful ascent, 1870, by H. Stevens.--Indian warning against demons, by Sluiskin, Indian guide.--Second successful ascent, 1870, by S. F. Emmons.--Explorations of the northern slopes, 1881-1883, by B. Willis.--Discovery of Camp Muir, 1888, by E. S. Ingraham.--Exploring the mountain and its glaciers, 1896, by I. C. Russell.--McClure's achievement and tragic death, 1897, by H. L. Bruce and H. H. McAlister.--Field notes on mount Rainier, 1905, by H. Landes.--Glaciers of mount Rainier, by F. E. Matthes.--The rocks of mount Rainier, by G. O. Smith.--The flora of mount Rainier, by C. V. Piper.--Creation of mount Rainier national park; memorial by scientific societies.--Mount Rainier is 14,408 feet high, by the United States Geological survey.--Place names and elevations in mount Rainier national park.
LCCN
16023519
OCLC
2097113
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