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

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 -- W.
  • 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.
Wah Wah Springs, Utah.
" near Frisco Western Utah."

The present day Wah Wah Springs is 1 mile south of Utah Highway 21, approximately 30 miles west of Milford, Utah. The site of Frisco, Utah is approximately 8 miles west of Milford, Utah.  
Letters that refer to this location:

  • Carl A. Purpus to Katharine Brandegee: 5/10/1899
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Indian Wells Valley. Isabella. Full Size Image

Walker Pass, Kern County, California.
Located at the Sierra Nevada Crest, at approximately 5300 feet elevation along California Highway 178 from Bakersfield to U. S. Highway 395 in Indian Wells Valley, T26S, R37E, S17 and 35 40'N, 118 2'N. 1896, 1897, 1898.
Articles that refer to this location:
  • Report on my collecting trip this year [1896] through the southeastern Sierra Nevada of California: 0260
  • Report of My Journey in the Southern Sierra Nevada and the Argus and Madurango Ranges: 0180
  • Report By C. A. Purpus On His Expedition To The Desert Areas Of Southern and Western Nevada, Northern Arizona, And Western Utah: 0010
  • A Cactus-Collecting Trip to the Deserts of Southern Nevada, Northwestern Arizona, and Southwestern Utah: 0020
  • C. A. Purpus: His Collecting Trips in the Sierra Nevada and Owens Valley, California, 1896 - 1898: 0130 0140
  • On the Trail, with Purpus, in California: 0250

Letters that refer to this location:
  • Carl A. Purpus to Katharine Brandegee: 10/27/1896
  • Carl A. Purpus to Katherine Brandegee: 5/9/1898
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Bridgeport.

Walker River, Mono County, California.
Purpus traveled up the East Fork of the Walker River to reach Bridgeport. 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: 0640
 
 
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Walnut Canyon, Coconino County, Arizona.
Ten miles east of Flagstaff, south of Interstate 40. Now Walnut Canyon National Monument. 1902.    
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Inyo Mountains. White Mountains. Deep Springs Valley. Toll House. Full Size Image Full Size Image

Westgard Pass, California.

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: 0070
  • A Cactus-Collecting Trip to the Deserts of Southern Nevada, Northwestern Arizona, and Southwestern Utah: 0080
  • C. A. Purpus: His Collecting Trips in the Sierra Nevada and Owens Valley, California, 1896 - 1898: 0340
 
 
Query: G.N.I.S. Full Size Image
Whetstone Mountains, Cochise County, Arizona.
1903.

The present day Whetstone mountains are 15 km southwest of Benson, Arizona, and 72 km southeast of Tucson Arizona.  
Letters that refer to this location:

 
Query: G.N.I.S.  
Whiskey Flat, Mineral County, Nevada.
"Whisky Flat." Bounded by the Wassuk Range to the west and the Garfield Hills to the east. T6N, R31E and 38 23'N, 118 33'W.

1898.    

 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Beaver Dam Mountains.  

White Hills, Utah.
   
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Inyo Mountains. Deep Springs Valley. Fish Lake Valley. Owens Valley. Toll House. Westgard Pass. Excelsior Range. Sand Spring. Full Size Image Full Size Image

White Mountains, Inyo and Mono Counties County, California.
Large range north of the Inyo Mountains and bounded by Owens and Chalfant Valleys on the west and Fish Lake Valley on the east. 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: 0060 0620
  • A Cactus-Collecting Trip to the Deserts of Southern Nevada, Northwestern Arizona, and Southwestern Utah: 0080
  • C. A. Purpus: His Collecting Trips in the Sierra Nevada and Owens Valley, California, 1896 - 1898: 0370

Letters that refer to this location:
 
Query: G.N.I.S. Full Size Image
White River, Tulare County, California.
On the west side of the Sierra Nevada having its headwaters on the west side of Bull Run Peak and flowing through the town of White River. 1897.
Articles that refer to this location:
  • Report of My Journey in the Southern Sierra Nevada and the Argus and Madurango Ranges: 0020
  • C. A. Purpus: His Collecting Trips in the Sierra Nevada and Owens Valley, California, 1896 - 1898: 0140
  • On the Trail, with Purpus, in California: 0270
 
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Hockett Meadows.  

Whitman Creek, California.
   
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Golden Trout Creek.

Whitney Creek, Tulare County, California.
Now called Golden Trout Creek and is located in the Sierra Nevada with its headwaters above Big Whitney Meadows and joins the Kern River just north of the Kern Canyon Ranger Station. 1896.
Articles that refer to this location:
  • Report on my collecting trip this year [1896] through the southeastern Sierra Nevada of California: 0110
  • On the Trail, with Purpus, in California: 0230
 
 
Query: G.N.I.S.  
Whitney Meadows, Tulare County, California.
1895.    
 
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Timpah-ut Range.  

Worthington Mountains, Nevada.
   
 


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Date and time this article was prepared: 6/7/2002 7:34:33 PM