November 2, 1805. Clark: here the river widens to near a mile, and the bottoms are more extensive and thickly timbered, as also the high mountains on each Side, with Pine, Spruce pine, cotton wood, a species of ash, and alder... saw great numbers of waterfowl of Different kinds, such as Swan, Geese, white & grey brants, ducks of various kinds, Guls. & Pleaver
November 6, 1805. Clark: found the woods so thick with under groth that the hunters could not get any distance into the Isld. the red wood, and Green bryers interwoven, and mixed with pine, alder, a Specie[e]s of Beech, ash &c. we killed nothing to day.