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Exploration of the Valley of the Amazon, 1851-1852

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Appointed by the Secretary of the Navy to lead the first American expedition into the Amazon Valley in 1851, this narrative is a remarkable account ... Show synopsis

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An oldie that should have been a goodie

by dekesolomon on Oct 15, 2009

Lt. William Lewis Herndon, USN, set out to explore the valley of the Amazon River in 1851. He was a brave man. In making the trip from savage Peruvian jungles to civilized outposts in Brazil, he bore up under unbearable hardships, he ruined his health, and he very nearly died. It is too bad, therefore, that Herndon couldn't write for squat and didn't know how to tell what must have been one honking lulu of a story. He should have hired somebody like The London Times' Billy Russell to go along.

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