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

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 -- O.
  • 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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Oak Creek, Coconino County, Arizona.
1903.    
 
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Oak Creek Canyon, Coconino County, Arizona.
Well-known canyon running generally north to south between Flagstaff and Sedona.    
 
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See also: Fish Lake Valley. Pipers. Full Size Image

Oasis, Mono County, California.
At the south end of Fish Lake Valley near the Nevada Line. T5S, R37E, S28 and 37 29'N, 117 56'W. 1898.

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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: 0600

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

See also: Amargosa River. Full Size Image

Oasis Valley, Nye County, Nevada.
Along highway 95 bounded by the Bullfrog Hills on the west and the Yucca Mountains on the east. The springs here are the headwaters of the Amargosa River. 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: 0160
  • A Cactus-Collecting Trip to the Deserts of Southern Nevada, Northwestern Arizona, and Southwestern Utah: 0170
 
 
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Olancha, California.
   
 
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Olancha Peak, Inyo County, California.
On the Sierra Nevada crest and reaches an elevation of 12,123 ft. T19S, R36E, S18 and 36 16'N, 118 7'W. 1896.
Articles that refer to this location:
  • Report on my collecting trip this year [1896] through the southeastern Sierra Nevada of California: 0120
  • 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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Old Mount Whitney, California.
1895, 1896.    
 
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See also: Darwin.  

Ophir Mountain, California.
   
 
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See also: Gold Mountain.

Oriental, Esmeralda County, Nevada.
Ghost town on the west side of Gold Mountain probably near the boundary of T7 & T8S and R 41E. 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: 0140
  • C. A. Purpus: His Collecting Trips in the Sierra Nevada and Owens Valley, California, 1896 - 1898: 0380

Letters that refer to this location:
 
Query: G.N.I.S.  
Ouray, Colorado.
1893.    
 
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See also: Owens River Lake. Full Size Image Full Size Image

Owens Lake, Inyo County, California.
At the south end of Owens Valley and the terminus for the now dry Owens River. 1895, 1896, 1898. [also referred to as Owens River Lake.]
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: 0040
  • A Cactus-Collecting Trip to the Deserts of Southern Nevada, Northwestern Arizona, and Southwestern Utah: 0070
  • C. A. Purpus: His Collecting Trips in the Sierra Nevada and Owens Valley, California, 1896 - 1898: 0335
  • On the Trail, with Purpus, in California: 0240 0442
 
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Owens Lake. Full Size Image

Owens River Lake, Inyo County, California.

Articles that refer to this location:
  • Report on my collecting trip this year [1896] through the southeastern Sierra Nevada of California: 0130
 
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Owens Valley. Full Size Image

Owens River Valley, Inyo County, California.

Articles that refer to this location:
  • C. A. Purpus and His Introductions: 0130
  • Report on my collecting trip this year [1896] through the southeastern Sierra Nevada of California: 0130 0180

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

See also: Inyo Mountains. White Mountains. Big Pine. Cottonwood Creek Canyon. Keeler. Lone Pine. Owens River Valley.

Owens Valley, Inyo County, California.
Bounded by the Sierra Nevada on the west and the White and Inyo Mountains on the east. 1896, 1898. [also referred to as Owens River Valley.]
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: 0040
  • On the Trail, with Purpus, in California: 0170 0240

Letters that refer to this location:
 


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Date and time this article was prepared: 6/7/2002 7:34:12 PM