The Needles (Mojave Range).Colorado Exploring Expedition. Geology - Plate II.
[Washington: Government Printing Office. 1861.]
Tinted lithograph. Printed area 165 x 220mm (6½ x 8¾"). Tears in inscription area.
A distinctive group of rock pinnacles above the Topock Gorge on the Colorado River, on the northwestern extreme of the Mohave Mountains. A band of native Americans are about to swin across the river. From the 'Report Upon The Colorado River of the West, Explored in 1857 and 1858 By Lieutenant Joseph C. Ives, Corps Of Topographical Engineers, Under The Direction Of The Office Of Explorations And Surveys, A.A. Humphreys, Captain Topographical Engineers, In Charge.'
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