John Wesley Powell

Who led an expadition into the rocky mountains

The Powell Expedition

John Wesley Powell

John Wesley Powell was born on 1834 in mount Morris, New York and served in the civil war.John Wesley Powell lost his arm in the war and soon later became a professor in geology.John Wesley Powell led an expedition into the unexplored rocky mountains with one arm leading ten men.After living in mount Morris, New York he soon moved to southern Ohio.After losing an arm and leading an expedition into the rocky mountains John Wesley Powell died on 1902.John Wesley Powell's help with the studies of mountain formation

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