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.
Nokes, J. Richard
the voyages of Robert Gray, 1787-1793
Tacoma, Wash. : Washington State Historical Society, 1991
xviii, 352 p. :,ill., maps ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility:
by J. Richard Nokes ; foreword by Louis Leonard Tucker
"Published in conjunction with the 1992 International Maritime Bicentennial."
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Columbia River Description and travel
Northwest Coast of North America Description and travel
Northwest Coast of North America Discovery and exploration
Gray, Robert, 1755-1806 Travel Northwest Coast of North America