Lewis and Clark reach the Headwaters

Lewis and Clark reach the Headwaters (HM1E9W)

Location: Three Forks, MT 59752 Gallatin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 45° 55.591', W 111° 30.25'

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July 25 & July 27, 1805

You are standing at the headwaters of the great Missouri River. The Jefferson and Madison Rivers converge with the Gallatin joining one mile downstream to become the Missouri River.Here, the famed explorers accomplished a major goal of their expedition: to explore the Missouri River to its source. The camped here for several days, exploring the area while the prepared to continue their journey.
HM NumberHM1E9W
Series This marker is part of the Lewis & Clark Expedition series
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Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 8:37am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 460909 N 5086006
Decimal Degrees45.92651667, -111.50416667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 55.591', W 111° 30.25'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 55' 35.46" N, 111° 30' 15.00" W
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Area Code(s)406
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3611-3729 Trident Rd, Three Forks MT 59752, US
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