This graphic map shows the junction of the Snake and Columbia River. At this historical meeting point the Corp of Discovery realized that they were most assuredly on their last leg of their journey. From the northwest the Snake runs into the Columbia River. This Captains were compelled to make this a perfect campsite by stopping for the day to make their notes on the latitude and longitude of the historical site. As they camped they were meet by about 200 Indians. The Nez Perce chiefs had escorted the Expedition to this site. Today this site is the location of Washington Sacajawea State Park. From the above graphics the troops were believed to have camped at the point of the land.