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

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 -- J.
  • 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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Jongs(?) Creek, Colorado.
Query: G.N.I.S.
Julian, San Diego County, California.
Letters that refer to this location:
  • Carl A. Purpus to Katharine Brandegee: 5/10/1899
Query: G.N.I.S.
Junction Flat, Inyo County, California.
Same as Etcheron Valley, containing Junction Ranch on the west side of Maturango Peak. Now in China Lake Naval Weapons Station. 36 0'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: 0020
  • C. A. Purpus: His Collecting Trips in the Sierra Nevada and Owens Valley, California, 1896 - 1898: 0330
Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Panaca. Cedar Range. Hebron.

Juniper Mountains, Washington and Iron County, Utah.
Now called the Bull Valley Mountains and are located both north and south of the road from Hebron to Panaca. Purpus' use of the term Juniper Mountains was taken from the Death Valley report (Coville, 1893) which also shows them as being in Nevada, where the range is now called the Cedar Range. Purpus' collection # 6251 was noted as being from Nevada. 1898.

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Letters that refer to this location:

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Date and time this article was prepared: 6/7/2002 7:34:01 PM