Lewis and Clark and the Route to the Pacific

Lewis and Clark and the Route to the Pacific

by Seamus Cavan
     
 

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On May 14, 1804, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, two stalwart Virginians in command of fortysome men known collectively as the Corps of Discovery, departed from Camp Dubois, near the confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri rivers, for a journey into the unknown. Their voyage, which would become the most famous journey of exploration in American history, would… See more details below

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On May 14, 1804, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, two stalwart Virginians in command of fortysome men known collectively as the Corps of Discovery, departed from Camp Dubois, near the confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri rivers, for a journey into the unknown. Their voyage, which would become the most famous journey of exploration in American history, would last more than 2 years and take them in excess of 2,700 miles beyond the United State's existing borders to the source of the Missouri in the Rocky Mountains and across that forbidding range all the way to the Pacific Ocean.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791015384
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/28/1992
Series:
World Explorers Series
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
7.27(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
10 - 18 Years

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