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Beyond the Stony Mountains: Following in the Footsteps of Lewis and Clark

Daniel B. Botkin

Abstract

America's great epic of exploration — the journey of Lewis and Clark — was also one of the most successful scientific expeditions in history. In notebooks filled with vivid and remarkably accurate descriptions of rivers, prairies, forests, mountains, Native Americans, and wildlife, Lewis and Clark gave the world an image of wild country that has rarely been equaled. This book, which features more than one hundred photographs and maps, traces the footsteps of the two explorers as they journeyed from St. Louis, through the breathtaking vistas of the tall-grass prairie and Big Sky country, over t ... More

Keywords: Lewis, Clarke, Native Americans, Big Sky country, Bitterroot Mountains, Lolo Trail

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780195162431
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162431.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Daniel B. Botkin, author
George Mason University