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Originally appearing in Volume V27, Page 819 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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BISI.IOGRApxv.—On the physiography of Utah see Henry Gannett, Gazetteer of Utah (Washington, 1900), being Bulletin 166 of the U.S. Geological Survey; J. W. Powell, Geology of the Uinta Mountains (ibid., 1876), Exploration of the Colorado River of the West (ibid., 1875), and The Lands of Utah (ibid., 1879); W. M. Davis, " An Excursion to the Plateau Province of Utah and Arizona " and " The Mountain Ranges of the Great Basin," in vol.42 (1903) of Bulletin of the Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology; S. F. Emmons, " Uinta Mountains," in vol. 18 (1907) of the Bulletin of the Geological Society of America; C. E. Dutton, The High Plateaus of Utah (Washington, 188o) ; and G. K. Gilbert, Lake Bonneville (ibid., 1890), Monograph I. of the U.S. Geological Survey. On mineral wealth see Nichols, Mineral Resources of Utah (Pitts-burg, 1873). For administration see James T. Hammond and Grant H. Smith (edd.), Compiled Laws of the State (Salt Lake City, 1908). The important titles for the history of the state are those given in the article MORMONS, especially H. H. Bancroft, History of Utah (San Francisco, 1889), and O. F. Whitney, History of Utah (4 vols., Salt Lake City, 1892-98).
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