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Lewis and Clark"s Mountain Wilds A Site Guide to the Plants and Animals They Encountered in the Bitterroots by Sharon A. Ritter

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Published by University of Idaho Press .
Written in English


  • Life Sciences - Botany,
  • Nature,
  • Idaho - Local History,
  • Plants - General,
  • Natural History,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Life Sciences - Zoology - General,
  • Lewis and Clark Expedition,
  • Animals,
  • Wildlife,
  • Bitterroot Range (Idaho and Mo,
  • General,
  • (1804-1806),
  • Bitterroot Range (Idaho and Mont.),
  • Guidebooks

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages315
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8234137M
ISBN 100893012580
ISBN 109780893012588

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  This book was given to a friend but my own copy, I have enjoyed over the years. The first half of the book is quite accurate regarding the journey of Lewis and Clark. It's written in a style you can accompany the explorers on their journey. There is question as to the accuracy of the last half although as written is very believable/5(). Books shelved as lewis-and-clark: Undaunted Courage: The Pioneering First Mission to Explore America's Wild Frontier by Stephen E. Ambrose, The Journals Home My Books. The ultimate travel book. A well-edited and annotated conglomeration of both Lewis & Clark's journals of their journey to find the west coast of America and back. Truly one of the most amazing journeys ever made by Americans - and one that still is probably more amazing than the one made to the moon/5. DAYTON DUNCAN Introduction to the Bison Books Edition. A few years ago I was helping my friend Stephen Ambrose lead a group of people along some of the most scenic stretches of the Lewis and Clark Trail. On a warm summer evening, after a pleasant day of paddling canoes on the Missouri River, we camped amid the eerie and majestic White Cliffs of north-central Montana, close to the exact spot.

  Lewis and Clark were picky about the men they selected to accompany them on their perilous adventure across the unknown West. In assembling their roughly 25 .   The National Park Service invites you to explore stories, places, and the people involved in Lewis & Clark Expedition. Their voyage covered more than 8, miles in less than two-and-a-half years. It had resounding effects throughout American science and history, and disrupted the lives of countless Native Americans throughout North America.   The Lewis and Clark Expedition began in , when President Thomas Jefferson tasked Meriwether Lewis with exploring lands west of the Mississippi River . An indispensable and colorful site guide that any modern-day traveler can use to identify more than species of native plants and animals first recorded by Lewis and Clark. Wildlife ecologist Sharon A. Ritter takes the reader from high on the Lolo Pass through the Bitterroot Mountains.

Lewis & Clark Expedition Wildlife Species Information: Lewis and Clark became the first scientists to document the natural history of the American West. They were careful and accurate observers, and the experts of the time had trained Lewis in natural history and the methods of .   This Gun Was the Secret Weapon of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. these pneumatic weapons were employed by the very wealthy in hunting large game such as deer and wild boar. But around an. But, as Dr. E. G. Chuinard stated in his book Only One Man Died, “the generally non –scientific basis of medical practice at the time permitted [Lewis and Clark] to care for their men as well as a graduate physician of the day might have done.”[91] Throughout the journals, the men of the expedition exhibit only confidence in. In , a year after Lewis and Clark returned from the shores of the Pacific, groups of trappers and hunters began to drift West to tap the rich stocks of beaver and to trade with the Native nations. Colorful and eccentric, bold and adventurous, mountain men such as John Colter, George Drouillard, Hugh Glass, Andrew Henry, and Kit Carson found individual freedom and financial reward in 2/5(1).