Osborne Russell's Journal of a Trapper: Edited from the Original… Setting & Symbolism

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Fort Hall

Fort Hall is erected under the command of Mr. Wyeth when Russell starts in his work in the Oregon Territory Wilderness. It is located on the Snake River near the Portneuf River. Later it is purchased by the British Hudson Bay Company.

Yellowstone Lake, Lake Yellow Stone

Yellowstone Lake is a favorite spot for both trappers and Indians. This is a large lake of about 100 miles circumference and is surrounded by hot springs and lovely valleys.

The Hot Springs, Geysers

Large numbers of Hot Springs and Geysers are found in the vicinity of Yellowstone Lake. The hot water and steam that erupts from the ground makes a regularly recurrent long noise, and the ground seems hollow in the vicinity. Russell reports that horses riding near the hot springs and geysers sometimes fall through the ground several feet.

Ephishemores

Ephishemores are a kind of robe made from...

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