Mount Rainier, a Record of Exploration by Edmond S. Meany

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Editor Meany, Edmond S. (Edmond Stephen), 1862-1935
LoC No. 16023519
Title Mount Rainier, a Record of Exploration
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.
Language English
LoC Class F850.5: United States local history: Pacific States
Subject Rainier, Mount (Wash.)
Subject Mount Rainier National Park (Wash.)
Subject Glaciers -- Washington (State) -- Rainier, Mount
Subject Plants -- Washington (State) -- Rainier, Mount
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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