By using measurements and notes in William Clark's journals, Plamondon has created maps depicting the Corps of Discovery's route on the Missouri River from Illinois to North Dakota in 1804. The maps compare the modern beds of streams to their courses at the time of exploration. Of further interest are excerpts from the expedition diaries and an insightful essay on frontier surveying.
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Other maps of the Lewis and Clark trail have been published but they are based on Clark's sketches. Plamondon's maps are the only ones based on Clark's actual measurements.
Volume I covers the Missouri River between Camp River Dubois (Illinois) and Fort Mandan (North Dakota), outbound in 1804 and return in 1806.
Volume II, due for publication in November, 2001, will cover beyond Fort Mandan (North Dakota/Montana) to the Continental Divide and Snake River (Idaho/Washington), outbound in 1805 and return in 1806.
Volume III will cover from the mouth of the Snake River to the coast and the route back east that was different from the outbound route.About the Author:
Martin Plamondon II of Vancouver, Washington, is a former chairman of the Governor's Washington Lewis and Clark Trail Committee. His long-term research in exploration history and twenty-eight years of experience as a professional cartographer have provided the unique set of skills required to complete the trail maps.
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Book Description Washington State University Pr, 2000. Spiral-bound. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110874222346
Book Description Washington State Univ. Book Condition: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW Hardcover - Beginning a short distance above Fort Mandan, 180 maps depict the explorers’ route in 1805–6 on the Missouri River in North Dakota and Montana, over the continental divide to Idaho, and on westward-flowing waters to the Snake-Columbia confluence in central Washington. The maps contrast modern riverbeds to their courses at the time of exploration. A Brand New Quality Book from a Full-Time Bookshop in business since 1992!. Bookseller Inventory # 2044409
Book Description Washington State Univ Pr, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0874222346