Sites and pages devoted to John Wesley Powell (1834-1902). An American geologist and Union army Major who led a government-funded expedition through the Colorado River and Grand Canyon.
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The American Experience: Lost in the Grand Canyon
Companion site to the PBS series about Powell's Colorado River journey. With timeline, maps, and program information.
DesertUSA: John Wesley Powell
A detailed biographical overview.
The Powell Expedition
A map and account of the events of the Colorado River expedition.
The Story of Major John Wesley Powell
A biography from Canyon Country Online.
Last update:March 17, 2014 at 6:54:56 UTC