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Those tremendous mountains: the story of the Lewis and Clark expedition

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In 1804 Lewis and Clark set off to explore the new lands of the Louisiana Purchase. They were acting as the eyes and ears of President Thomas Jefferson, who had an insatiable curiosity about what lay between the Mississippi and the Pacific. One contingency for which they were not prepared was the awesome geography of the Rocky Mountains. Including excerpts from Lewis and Clark's journals and putting their scientific achievements in context, David Hawke presents a riveting story of this dramatic journey.
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full_title those tremendous mountains the story of the lewis and clark expedition
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subject_facet United States -- Description and travel, United States -- Discovery and exploration, West (U.S.) -- Description and travel
title_display Those tremendous mountains : the story of the Lewis and Clark expedition
title_full Those tremendous mountains : the story of the Lewis and Clark expedition / David Freeman Hawke
title_short Those tremendous mountains :
title_sub the story of the Lewis and Clark expedition
topic_facet Description and travel, Discovery and exploration