This covers the history of scientific exploration from the awakening of Egypt to modern space exploration. It is wonderful browsing. One chapter is devoted to charting the American West, of which Lewis & Clark are a part. Chronology of scientific exploration, further readings, & index. Part of the Extraordinary Explorers series.Stefoff, Rebecca is the author of 'Scientific Explorers: Travels in Search of Knowledge - Rebecca Stefoff - Hardcover' with ISBN 9780195076899 and ISBN 0195076893.