Tower Creek

Tower Creek (HM22L4)

Location: Carmen, ID 83462 Lemhi County
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Country: United States of America
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N 45° 19.374', W 113° 54.216'

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Lewis & Clark Trail

Captain Clark, after viewing the Continental Divide on August 22, 1805, remarked, "... we set out early passed a small creek on the right at 1 mile and the points of four mountains verry steep, high, and rockey. The assent of three was so steep that it is incredible to describe..."
On August 31, 1805, on returning to this locale, the party turned from the Salmon River and traveled up Tower Creek. Clark wrote, "... we proceeded on the road on which I had descended as far as the first run below and left the road and encamped in some old lodges at the place the road leaves the creek and assends the high countrey (sic)... Passes remarkable rock resembling pirimids (sic) on the left side..."
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HM NumberHM22L4
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Placed ByBureau of Land Management
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Date Added Monday, November 6th, 2017 at 10:01am PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 272441 N 5022923
Decimal Degrees45.32290000, -113.90360000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 19.374', W 113° 54.216'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 19' 22.44" N, 113° 54' 12.96" W
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Area Code(s)208
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 985-989 US-93, Carmen ID 83462, US
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