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BOOK ☆ A Journey to the Rocky Mountains in the Year 1839 ↠ Friedrich Adolph Wislizenus

BOOK ☆ A Journey to the Rocky Mountains in the Year 1839 ↠ Friedrich Adolph Wislizenus Wanderlust that compelled him to leave his rural practice as a country doctor behind albeit temporarily Wislizenus joined an expedition of fur traders and funded by his own modest savings journeyed through Wyoming and Idaho on the Oregon Trail and then into Colorado Here he regales us with notes on the geography and history of the region as well as observations on the wildlife plants and peoples of the mountains capturing in captivating words a now greatly changed realm AUTHOR BIO Frederick Adolph Wislizenus 1810 1889 was b

DOC A Journey to the Rocky Mountains in the Year 1839

DOC ¶ READER A Journey to the Rocky Mountains in the Year 1839 FREE Ô FRIEDRICH ADOLPH WISLIZENUS å As there are persons whose expression fascinates and wins us through something that we keenly feel but cannot clearly understand so is it also true of some natural scenes Su As there are persons whose expression fascinates and wins us through something that we keenly feel but cannot clearly understand so is it also true of some natural scenes Such an impression took possession of me at first view of the so called Beer Spring I have looked on finer and majestic scenes but never found a home like place than this valley FA Wislizenus in A Journey to the Rocky Mountains in the Year 1839 With a keen and ardent eye Wislizenus a German physician recounts his ramblings in the American West Seized by a

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A Journey to the Rocky Mountains in the Year 1839Orn in Germany the son of a pastor and originally planned to enter the ministry until the natural sciences captured his interest He studied medicine at the University of Zurich served in hospitals in Paris and New York and eventually set up practice in the American Midwest In later life he explored the American Southwest thoroughly with the full support of the US government A respected naturalist and writer he was a charter member of the Academy of Science of St Louis and one of the founders of the Missouri Historical Socie