Studies how the westward expansion of the United States was facilitated by the use of the country's many waterways, describing the different types of boats pioneers used to make their journeys, and discussing some of the reasons people were determined to go west.
call number/section: 386
subjects: inland navigation [X], inland water transportation, frontier and pioneer life, united states [X]
William Least Heat-Moon provides an account of his experiences during a five-thousand mile journey across America by boat.
call number/section: 917.3
subjects: heat moon, william least, inland navigation [X], boats and boating, dories (boats), united states [X]