Carl Purpus, Plant Collector in Western America Geographical Index of Carl Purpus -- C

By Arnold (Jerry) Tiehm

With additional editing by Barbara Ertter and Tom Schweich

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  • A combined geographical index for Annie Alexander and Louise Kellogg, Carl Purpus, and Tom Schweich is available at Combined Geographical Index -- C.
  • Locations are generally listed in the way that Purpus spelled them, with a reference to a current name or spelling for that location.
  • All locations are in the United States, unless another country is explicitly listed in the entry.
  • Locations in the United States may be compared with the United States Geological Service: Geographical Names Information System by clicking on Query: G. N. I. S.


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Query:
Calmalli, Baja California, Mexico.
1898.  
Letters that refer to this location:
 
Query: G.N.I.S.
Candelaria, Nevada.
 
Letters that refer to this location:
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Belleville.  

Candelaria Hills, Nevada.
   
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Kane Springs. Pine Valley Mountains.

Cane Springs Mountains, Washington County, Utah.
Purpus writes: " Cane spring Mo. " Presumably, in the Pine Valley Mountains around Kane Springs and perhaps Atchinson Mountain which contains Kane Springs Draw and is located to the east of the spring. 1898.
Articles that refer to this location:
  • Report By C. A. Purpus On His Expedition To The Desert Areas Of Southern and Western Nevada, Northern Arizona, And Western Utah: 0360

Letters that refer to this location:
  • Carl A. Purpus to Katherine Brandegee: 8/1/1898
 
Query: G.N.I.S.  
Canon of the Colorado, Arizona?.
8176. 1901.    
 
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Castle Cliff, Utah.

Articles that refer to this location:
  • Report By C. A. Purpus On His Expedition To The Desert Areas Of Southern and Western Nevada, Northern Arizona, And Western Utah: 0320
 
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: La Sal Mountains. Full Size Image

Castle Valley, Grand County, Utah.
On the northwest side of the La Sal Mts., south of the Colorado River, northeast of Porcupine Rim and is drained by Castle Creek. Centered at T25S, R23E, S16 and 38 37'N, 109 23'W. 1899.
Articles that refer to this location:
  • Report on My Journey to the La Sal Mountains: 0180
 
 
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Cedar Creek, Arizona.
Location uncertain. Thought to be north of San Francisco Peaks, but not found on any maps. There are several Cedar Creeks at varying distances south of Flagstaff.    
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Greenhorn Mountains. Poso Creek.

Cedar Creek, Kern County, California.
In the Greenhorn Mountains west of Greenhorn Pass, it drains into Poso Creek. 1897.
Articles that refer to this location:
  • Report of My Journey in the Southern Sierra Nevada and the Argus and Madurango Ranges: 0050
  • On the Trail, with Purpus, in California: 0270
 
 
Query: G.N.I.S.  
Cedar Mountain, Arizona.
   
 
Query: G.N.I.S.  
Cedar Ranch, Arizona.
Near Flagstaff. 8035. 1900.    
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Juniper Mountains.  

Cedar Range, Washington and Iron Counties County, Utah.
   
 
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See also: Spring Mountains. Charleston Peak. Clarks Mill. Full Size Image Full Size Image

Charleston Mountains, Clark County, Nevada.
Now called the Spring Mountains, they reach their highest point on Charleston Peak at 11,918 ft. The peak is located in T19S, R56E, S28 and at 36 17'N, 115 41'W. 1898.

Types described from this location:


Articles that refer to this location:
  • Report By C. A. Purpus On His Expedition To The Desert Areas Of Southern and Western Nevada, Northern Arizona, And Western Utah: 0210 0220
  • A Cactus-Collecting Trip to the Deserts of Southern Nevada, Northwestern Arizona, and Southwestern Utah: 0200

Letters that refer to this location:
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Charleston Mountains. Spring Mountains. Full Size Image

Charleston Peak, Nevada.

Articles that refer to this location:
  • Report By C. A. Purpus On His Expedition To The Desert Areas Of Southern and Western Nevada, Northern Arizona, And Western Utah: 0230
  • A Cactus-Collecting Trip to the Deserts of Southern Nevada, Northwestern Arizona, and Southwestern Utah: 0210
  • On the Trail, with Purpus, in California: 0500
 
 
Query: G.N.I.S.  
Chiatovitch Ranch, California(?).
In the White Mountains. 1898.    
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Bennett Springs.  

Chief Range, Nevada.
   
 
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Chiricahua Mountains, Arizona.
 
Letters that refer to this location:
  • Carl A. Purpus to Katharine Brandegee: 1/8/1903
 
Query: G.N.I.S.  
Cimarron, Colorado.
1893.    
 
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See also: Charleston Mountains.

Clarks Mill, Nevada.
In the Charleston Mountains. 1898.    
 
Query: G.N.I.S.  
Clayton Valley, Nevada.
1898.    
 
Query:
Colima, , Mexico.
 
Letters that refer to this location:
 
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Colorado Desert, California.
1898, 1899.    
 
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Corcoran Peak, Inyo County, California.
Also referred to as "Old Mount Whitney." Now called Mount Corcoran and is located north of Mt. Langley and southeast of Mt. LeConte. T16S, R34E and 36 32'N, 118 15'W. 1896.
Articles that refer to this location:
  • Report on my collecting trip this year [1896] through the southeastern Sierra Nevada of California: 0210
  • C. A. Purpus: His Collecting Trips in the Sierra Nevada and Owens Valley, California, 1896 - 1898: 0120
  • On the Trail, with Purpus, in California: 0240
 
 
Query: G.N.I.S. Full Size Image
Corn Creek, Nevada.

Articles that refer to this location:
  • Report By C. A. Purpus On His Expedition To The Desert Areas Of Southern and Western Nevada, Northern Arizona, And Western Utah: 0260
 
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Coso Range. Full Size Image

Coso Mountains, Inyo County, California.
Now called the Coso Range and is bounded by Owens Valley on the north, the Argus Mountains on the east and Indian Wells Valley on the south. 1896, 1898.
Articles that refer to this location:
  • Report on my collecting trip this year [1896] through the southeastern Sierra Nevada of California: 0200 0260 0270
  • Report of My Journey in the Southern Sierra Nevada and the Argus and Madurango Ranges: 0200
  • Report By C. A. Purpus On His Expedition To The Desert Areas Of Southern and Western Nevada, Northern Arizona, And Western Utah: 0030
  • C. A. Purpus: His Collecting Trips in the Sierra Nevada and Owens Valley, California, 1896 - 1898: 0120
  • On the Trail, with Purpus, in California: 0240 0442

Letters that refer to this location:
  • Carl A. Purpus to Katharine Brandegee: 10/27/1896
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Coso Mountains.  

Coso Range, California.
   
 
Query: G.N.I.S.  
Cottonwood Creek, California.

Types described from this location:

   
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Lone Pine. Owens Valley.

Cottonwood Creek Canyon, Inyo County, California.
Along Cottonwood Creek on the east slope of the Sierra Nevada, it drains southeast into Owens Valley at a point about 14 miles south of Lone Pine. 1896.

Types described from this location:


Articles that refer to this location:
  • Report on my collecting trip this year [1896] through the southeastern Sierra Nevada of California: 0150
  • C. A. Purpus: His Collecting Trips in the Sierra Nevada and Owens Valley, California, 1896 - 1898: 0120
  • On the Trail, with Purpus, in California: 0240

Letters that refer to this location:
  • Carl A. Purpus to Katharine Brandegee: 10/27/1896
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Moab.

Courthouse Cliffs, Grand County, Utah.
Probably what is now called Courthouse Towers located in the south end of Arches National Monument northwest of Moab. Centered about T25S, R21E, S16 and 38 38'N, 109 37'W. 1899.
... also near Montatche Mdws, 1895
Articles that refer to this location:
  • Report on My Journey to the La Sal Mountains: 0060
 
 
Query: G.N.I.S.  
Craters, Arizona.
1901.    
 
Query: G.N.I.S.  
Cuyamaca Lake, San Diego County, California.
1898.    
 


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Date and time this article was prepared: 6/7/2002 7:33:51 PM