Columbia's River

The Voyages of Robert Gray, 1787-1793

Nokes, J. Richard

Book - 1991
Columbia's River
The story of the Columbia River and its "discoverer", Robert Gray, who in two trading voyages between 1787 and 1793 captained the Columbia as it became the first American ship to circumnavigate the globe, and entered and explored the long-sought River of the West, naming it "Columbia's River" after his ship. With some 50 illustrations Published by The Washington State Historical Society, 315 No. Stadium Way, Tacoma, WA 98403. (c) by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.

Publisher: Tacoma, Wash. : Washington State Historical Society, 1991
ISBN: 0917048687
Branch Call Number: 917.9504 N785c
Characteristics: xviii, 352 p. :,ill., maps ;,24 cm


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Of all of the explorers sailing the northwest, Captain Gray, from Boston, was the one who found the Columbia River from the Pacific Ocean first.

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