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German scientist influenced development of the West

When Alexander von Humboldt published in 1811 a narrative of his travels in Mexico,

accompanied by a map that included parts of today's Colorado and Utah, it influenced travelers in the West for generations.

Below is a link to my Oct. 1 Daily Sentinel column about Humboldt.

Humboldt 10-1-23
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bob silbernagel

bob silbernagel

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