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  • The Grand Canyon Assembling the Expedition Team

    The Grand Canyon: Assembling the Expedition Team

    Author John Ross talks about John Powell and the team he assembled as they prepared to explore the uncharted area of the U.S.

    C-SPAN clip by mcgorry
    • 3 minutes
    • 58 views
  • The Grand Canyon John Wesley Powells Team Expedition

    The Grand Canyon: John Wesley Powell's Team Expedition

    Author John Ross describes some of the experiences members of this exploration group had on their expedition.

    C-SPAN clip by mcgorry
    • 7 minutes
    • 49 views
  • User Clip John Ross re John Wesley Powell

    User Clip: John Ross re John Wesley Powell

    The Promise of the Grand Canyon John Ross explored the life of John Wesley Powell who, in 1869, became the first person to travel the entire Colorado River through the Grand Canyon.

    • 27 minutes
    • 24 views
  • John Wesley Powells Contributions

    John Wesley Powell's Contributions

    Author John Ross discusses John Powell's contributions including those in Geology, Ethnology and Geomorphology.

    C-SPAN clip by mcgorry
    • 1 minute
    • 21 views
  • John Wesley Powell 100th Meridian

    John Wesley Powell: 100th Meridian

    Author John Ross talks about John Powell's theory of homesteading and the 100th meridian.

    C-SPAN clip by mcgorry
    • 5 minutes
    • 19 views