Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Achievement 7: Image Unlocked!

The Paiute leader named Tau-gu, revealed in the first segment of this SummerQuest image, is now shown to be standing with his famous acquaintance, John Wesley Powell. Powell explored and surveyed many of the arid lands in the West, and served as the second Director of the United States Geological Survey. He is best known for leading the first known expedition through the Grand Canyon.

To learn more about John Wesley Powell and the scientific advances he made in his time, read some of these suggestions:

What is one of the most famous parts of Arizona? The Grand Canyon surely must be one of the top contenders. If you can't go up there this summer, explore some of the books, movies, and more to be found through this link.

This public domain photograph was believed to have been taken by Frederick Samuel Dellenbaugh and dates from between 1871 and 1874. The original photograph is archived by the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University.

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