Clarence King : A Biography (Revised and Enlarged Edition)

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Clarence King Was A Geologist Who Played A Major Part In Uncovering California's Great Diamond Hoax Of The Early 1870s. This Book Covers The Prominent Role King Played In The Fortieth Parallel Survey, His Experiences In Mountaineering, Cattle Ranching, European Travel, And More.

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Thurman Wilkins, Professor Emeritus of English of New York's Queens College, was also the author of widely acclaimed biographies of the geologist-surveyor Clarence King and the artist Thomas Moran.

Clarence King (born 1842) of Rhode Island rode horseback across the continent in 1863. In California, he was hired to work on Whitney's geological survey of the state, beginning the adventures recorded in this book.

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