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The natural history of Washington territory

with much relating to Minnesota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oregon, and California, between the thirty-sixth and forty-ninth parallels of latitude, being those parts of the final reports on the survey of the Northern Pacific railroad route, containing the climate and physical geography, with full catalogues and descriptions of the plants and animals collected from 1853 to 1857.

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This edition was published in by Baillie re brothers, H. Baillie re; [etc., etc.] in New York, . London.

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The natural history of Washington territory

with much relating to Minnesota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oregon, and California, between the thirty-sixth and forty-ninth parallels of latitude, being those parts of the final reports on the survey of the Northern Pacific railroad route, containing the climate and physical geography, with full catalogues and descriptions of the plants and animals collected from 1853 to 1857.

First published in 1859



The natural history of Washington territory

with much relating to Minnesota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oregon, and California, between the thirty-sixth and forty-ninth parallels of latitude, being those parts of the final reports on the survey of the Northern Pacific railroad route, containing the climate and physical geography, with full catalogues and descriptions of the plants and animals collected from 1853 to 1857.

This edition was published in by Baillie re brothers, H. Baillie re; [etc., etc.] in New York, . London.


Table of Contents

Preface, including a brief narrative of the explorations from 1853 to 1857.
Errata, with additions and corrections up to 1860.
pt. I. Meteorology.
pt. II. Botanical reports: 1. Report upon the botany of the route, by J. G. Cooper. 2. Catalogue of plants collected east of the Rocky mountains, by Asa Gray. 3. Catalogue of plants collected in Washington territory, by J. G. Cooper.
pt. III. Zoological report: 1. Insects, by John T. [!] Leconte. 2. Mammals, by J. G. Cooper, G. Suckley and G. Gibbs. 3. Birds: Land birds, by J. G. Cooper; Water birds, by G. Suckley. 4. Reptiles, by J. G. Cooper. 5. Fishes, by G. Suckley. 6. Mollusca, by William Cooper. 7. Crustacea, by J. G. Cooper.

Edition Notes

"This volume consists of those parts of the [twelfth vol.] of the Pacific railroad reports, which describe the natural condition and products of the country traversed by the surveying expedition near the 47th and 49th parallels of latitude ... None of the plates in this volume have been before published."--Pref.

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QH104 .C77

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