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Lewis and Clark Links and Bibliography

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Lewis and Clark Online Base Camp
Encamped in uncharted territory, Lewis and Clark wondered what lay beyond the crackle and hiss of each night's campfire. Gather round the flames of National Geographic tales of this historic high adventure.


Kids: Go West With Lewis & Clark
Wild Rivers. Rugged mountains. An uncharted continent to explore. This legendary American expedition faced them all, and you can be a member of their team.

Elsewhere on the Web

Discovering Lewis and Clark
Interactive maps and journal entries let you follow the explorers' paths.

Lewis and Clark in North Dakota
Trace the expedition's progress, meet the key players, and learn about places you can visit.

Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail
Get travel basics and information on camping and lodging from the National Park Service.

Museum of Westward Expansion
Take a virtual tour of this museum at the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri.


Lewis and Clark
This companion site to the Ken Burns documentary offers classroom activities, Indian perspectives, an interactive adventure, and more.

The Rivers of Lewis and Clark
Journey down the Missouri River and explore important spots along Lewis and Clark's route.

The Lewis and Clark Herbarium
The Academy of Natural Sciences provides a view of dried- and pressed-plant specimens collected on the Lewis and Clark expedition.

The Lewis and Clark Herbarium—Plant Index
An index to the scientific and common names of plants encountered during the Lewis and Clark expedition.

National Geographic Resources
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE
Salter, Cathy R. "Lewis and Clark's Lost Missouri," April 2002.
"Requiem for a Ruined Arch in Montana," March 1998.
Fisher, Ron. "Lewis and Clark: Naturalist-Explorers," October 1998.

ADVENTURE MAGAZINE
"Lewis and Clark Get Lost," April 2002.

TRAVELER MAGAZINE
"Historical Crossroads," March/April 1998.
Noe, Barbara. "Mountains and Plains," March/April 1994.

BOOKS
Ambrose, Stephen E. Lewis & Clark: Voyage of Discovery. 2002.
Schanzer, Rosalyn. How We Crossed the West: The Adventure of Lewis and Clark. 1997.
Schmidt, Thomas. National Geographic's Guide to the Lewis & Clark Trail. 2002.
Snyder, Gerald. In the Footsteps of Lewis and Clark. 1970.

MAPS
"The Pathfinders—Exploring the Far Frontiers." September 2000.

Additional Resources
Ambrose, Stephen E. Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West. Simon & Schuster, 1996.

Botkin, Daniel B. Our Natural History: The Lessons of Lewis and Clark. Putnam, 1995.

Burroughs, Raymond D. The Natural History of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Michigan State University Press, 1995.

Clark, Charles G. The Men of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. University of Nebraska Press, 2002.

Cutright, Paul R. Lewis and Clark: Pioneering Naturalists. University of Nebraska Press, 1989.

Dattilio, Daniel. Fort Clatsop: The Story Behind the Scenery. KC Publications, 1986.

DeVoto, Bernard. The Journals of Lewis and Clark. Mariner Books, 1997.

Duncan, Dayton. Lewis and Clark: An Illustrated History. Knopf, 1997.

Duncan, Dayton. Out West: American Journey Along the Lewis and Clark Trail. Penguin Books, 1988.

Fanselow, Julie. The Traveler's Guide to the Lewis and Clark Trail. Falcon Press, 1994.

Furtwangler, Albert. Act of Discovery: Visions of America in the Lewis and Clark Journals. University of Illinois Press, 1993.

Gass, Patrick. The Journals of Patrick Gass: Member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Mountain Press, 1997.

Hawke, David Freeman. The Tremendous Mountains: The Story of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Norton, 1980.

Holt, Peter. The Big Muddy: Adventures Up the Missouri. Hutchinson, 1991.

Lavender, David Sievert. The Way to the Western Sea: Lewis and Clark Across the Continent. Harper & Row, 1988.

Meriwether, Lewis. The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. University of Nebraska, 1983.

Olmsted, Gerald. Fielding's Lewis and Clark Trail. Fielding Travel Books, 1986.

Thomasma, Kenneth. The Truth About Sacajawea. Grandview Pub. Co., 1997.

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