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

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 -- L.
  • 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: G.N.I.S.

See also: Moab. Mount Peale. Black Nigger Canyon. Castle Valley. Mount Tomasaki. Mount Tukuhnikivatz. Mount Waas. Sierra la Sal.

La Sal Mountains, Grand County, Utah.
Large isolated laccolithic range located south-southeast of Moab. The highest peak is Mt. Peale at 12,721 ft. 1899.

Types described from this location:


Articles that refer to this location:
  • Report on My Journey to the La Sal Mountains: 0080
  • On the Trail, with Purpus, in California: 0420 0550
 
 
Query: G.N.I.S.  
Lake City, Colorado.
1893.    
 
Query: G.N.I.S.  
Lake Fork River, Colorado.
1893.    
 
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Las Animas, Baja California, Mexico.
1901.    
 
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See also: Las Vegas Valley. Sheep Range. Vegas Desert. Full Size Image

Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada.
The site of the springs mentioned by the early visitors to Las Vegas were on the north side of the present day town. 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: 0270
  • On the Trail, with Purpus, in California: 0500
 
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Las Vegas. Full Size Image

Las Vegas Valley, Clark County, Nevada.
The valley containing the present town of Las Vegas. 1898.
Articles that refer to this location:
  • A Cactus-Collecting Trip to the Deserts of Southern Nevada, Northwestern Arizona, and Southwestern Utah: 0250
 
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Amargosa Desert.

Lathrop Wells, Nevada.
   
 
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Laura Mountain, Kern County, California.
(Location uncertain.) 1897.    
 
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Laura Peak, California.

Articles that refer to this location:
  • On the Trail, with Purpus, in California: 0290
 
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Spring Mountains. Full Size 
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Lee Canyon, Nevada.
   
 
Query:
Leuchtenbergia, , Mexico.
 
Letters that refer to this location:
  • Carl A. Purpus to Katharine Brandegee: 3/12/1903
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Magruder Mountain. Palmetto Mountains. Allida. Stone Cabin. Full Size Image

Lida, Esmeralda County, Nevada.
Along Nevada Highway 266 in the Palmetto Mountains and just north of Magruder Mountain. T5S, R40E, S36 and 37 28'N, 117 30'W. 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: 0130

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

See also: Glenville. Poso Creek.

Linns Valley, Kern County, California.
In the Sierra Nevada just outside of Glenville along Poso Creek in T25S, R30E and at 35 46-48'N, 118 43'W. 1897.
Articles that refer to this location:
  • Report of My Journey in the Southern Sierra Nevada and the Argus and Madurango Ranges: 0030
  • On the Trail, with Purpus, in California: 0270
 
 
Query: G.N.I.S.  
Little Kern Creek, California.

Types described from this location:

   
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Farewell Gap. Kern River. Vandever Mountain. Shotgun Pass. Trout Meadows.

Little Kern River, Tulare County, California.
In the Sierra Nevada it has its headwaters on the south side of Farewell Gap and Vandever Mountain and flows south-southeast eventually joining the Kern River at the Forks of Kern. 1895. 1896. 1897.

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: 0060 0080
  • C. A. Purpus: His Collecting Trips in the Sierra Nevada and Owens Valley, California, 1896 - 1898: 0100
  • On the Trail, with Purpus, in California: 0220
 
 
Query: G.N.I.S.  
Little Owens Lake, Inyo County, California.
October, 1896.    
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Beaverdam.  

Littlefield, Arizona.
   
 
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See also: Owens Valley. Cottonwood Creek Canyon. Mount Whitney. Full Size Image

Lone Pine, Inyo County, California.
Along U. S. Highway 395 in Owens Valley in T15S, R36E, S28 and at 36 33'N, 118 4'W. 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: 0050
  • C. A. Purpus: His Collecting Trips in the Sierra Nevada and Owens Valley, California, 1896 - 1898: 0340
  • On the Trail, with Purpus, in California: 0450

Letters that refer to this location:
  • Carl A. Purpus to Katherine Brandegee: 5/9/1898
 
Query: G.N.I.S.
Lookout Peak, California.

Articles that refer to this location:
  • C. A. Purpus: His Collecting Trips in the Sierra Nevada and Owens Valley, California, 1896 - 1898: 0150
 
 
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Lookout Point, California.

Articles that refer to this location:
  • Report of My Journey in the Southern Sierra Nevada and the Argus and Madurango Ranges: 0070
 
 
Query: G.N.I.S.
Lyon Meadows, Tulare County, California.
Now called Lion Meadows and is located in the Sierra Nevada along Lion Creek near the confluence with the Little Kern River. T19S, R32E, S16 and 35 16'N, 118 30'W. 1896.
Articles that refer to this location:
  • Report on my collecting trip this year [1896] through the southeastern Sierra Nevada of California: 0080
  • C. A. Purpus: His Collecting Trips in the Sierra Nevada and Owens Valley, California, 1896 - 1898: 0110
  • On the Trail, with Purpus, in California: 0230
 
 


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Date and time this article was prepared: 6/7/2002 7:34:04 PM