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Science of Lewis & Clark: Glossary

C

Continental Divide
The Rocky Mountains in North America separate the water flow of rivers
convey
take
Corps of Discovery
The name of the Lewis and Clark Expedition
current
The flow of a river

D

devoted
Focused on

E

expedition
Trip to discover new things

G

geography
Study of land formations such as islands and mountains
geology
study of rocks and minerals

N

navigate
To direct or steer

O

observation
Things seen

P

prominent
Most obvious - most important

R

recruited
Asked to participate
route
The path used

S

specimens
samples
steppe
Prairie or grassland

U

uncharted
Not mapped
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