Lewis and Clark Trail Maps, A Cartographic Reconstruction

Lewis and Clark Trail Maps, A Cartographic Reconstruction

Volume III, Columbia River to the Pacific Ocean, and Further Columbia, Marias, and Yellowstone Explorations (Washington/Oregon/Idaho/Montana)--outbound 1805; Return 1806

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recorded in Lewis and Clark's 1806 traverse notes as they returned eastward through the broad Columbia, Marias, and Yellowstone watersheds. Volume III concludes when the Corps of Discovery, long given up for dead, paddled up to the St. Louis waterfront on September 23, 1806, to an arousing reception by the local population. Book jacket.
mountain gorge, and broad estuary, Volume III reveals the vast number of Native American villages that lined the River of the West in Lewis and Clark's time. Additional maps and illustrations depict the Fort Clatsop winter quarters, Cascade volcanoes, coastal explorations, and more. Though having reached their primary goal -- the Pacific Ocean -- the expedition's investigation of new terrain in western North America was far from over. Volume III also outlines the significant discoveries
After crossing the Bitterroot Range and canoeing down the cataract-filled Snake River, the Corps of Discovery finally reached the long-sought Columbia River in the autumn of 1805. Volume III continues the cartographic reconstruction of the explorers' trek as they set out from the Snake-Columbia junction, October 18, 1805, on the final leg of their journey to the Pacific Ocean. In addition to intricately mapping the Columbia's great rapids, desert and rain-forest shorelines, spectacular
Publisher: Pullman, Wash. : Washington State University Press, 2004
ISBN: 0874222672 (spiral)
0874222664 (pbk.)
0874222656 (hdb.)
Branch Call Number: 912.78 PLA
F592.7 .P69 2004 Vol.3
Characteristics: 1 atlas (243 p.) : maps ; 32 cm


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