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Description : Excerpt from Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, Vol. 12: Held at Philadelphia, for Promoting Useful Knowledge; New Series IN presenting a report upon the geological structure of the vast country drained by the Missouri river and its tributaries, it is but just to those who have preceded me that I should give a brief statement of the results of different travellers who have passed over that region, premising, however, that no detailed account has hitherto been given of its geological character. The first reliable account of the Upper Missouri country was Obtained by those enter prising travellers, Captains Lewis and Clarke, and published in their excellent journal 1' About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.