The map shows Lewis & Clark’s campsites. The mousetip displays the dates. Click on any point to display its attributes. For each campsite, you can find information about 9 wildlife species: deer, elk, buffalo, pronghorn antelope, bighorn sheep, grizzly, black bear, wolf and beaver. Records include the number of animals killed at that campsite as well as their abundance in 4 categories: some, many, lots and covered, a term Lewis & Clark used when they observed large herds of buffalo, elk, deer and antelope in the Plains region. There is also information about other species encountered (Other_seen), settlements (Human_sett), vegetation, and information relating the campsite to modern landmarks (Discussion).
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