John Wesley Powell


Learn more about this famous American explorer, the man who named the Grand Canyon.

John Wesley Powell: the Man Who Named the Grand Canyon
Read more about this determined explorer and his most famous work

John Wesley Powell Museum
This site is a companion to the museum, dedicated to the great explorer and containing a large amount of maps and artifacts from his journeys.

The Grave of John Wesley Powell
Arlington National Cemetery site page has picture of his gravestone, along with brief description of him and his accomplishments.

John Wesley Powell
More about the famed explorer, conservationist, and co-founder of National Geographic

The Vision of John Wesley Powell: Water in the West
Some things are worth preserving, he said over and over again.

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