Expeditions & surveys; Railroad surveys; Canyons; Grand Coulee (Wash.)
"The Grand Coulee is about ten miles wide where it opens on the Columbia River at its northern end, which is a hundred feet above the water, and gradually widens toward the south; its walls, eight hundred feet high are formed of solid basaltic...
Expeditions & surveys; Railroad surveys; Sauk River (Minn.)
Sauk River at the point of the expeditions "ford is about 120 feet wide, though, owing to the obliquity of the banks and rapidity of current, the ford is near 300 feet wide and the water five feet deep." Plate III.