Exploring and mapping the American West

by Judy Alter

Publisher: Children"s Press in New York

Written in English
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  • Cartography -- West (U.S.) -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Cartography -- West (U.S.) -- History.,
  • West (U.S.) -- Discovery and exploration -- Juvenile literature.,
  • West (U.S.) -- Description and travel -- Juvenile literature.,
  • West (U.S.) -- Maps.,
  • West (U.S.) -- Discovery and exploration.

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Describes the exploration and mapping of the American West from prehistoric Indian maps through the geographical information gathered by the Spanish explorers, the expeditions of Lewis and Clark and Zebulon Pike, and the mapping done by the U.S. Army and the railroad companies.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementJudy Alter.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesCornerstones of freedom
LC ClassificationsGA408.5.W47 A57 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination30 p. :
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6779254M
ISBN 10051621599X, 0516272799
LC Control Number00023533

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