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John Wesley Powell: Soldier, Explorer, Scientist (Now You Know Bio's)

by Jean Thor Cook

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John Wesley Powell's insatiable curiosity led him to explore the area of the US marked ""unknown"" on maps -- an area he mapped and named the Grand Canyon. Powell was a one-armed Civil War veteran when he led the first expedition down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon in 1869.

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A biography of John Wesley Powell, chronicling his life as an explorer, soldier and scientist.

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