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March 31

posted Jun 30, 2014, 5:37 AM by   [ updated Jan 9, 2019, 9:26 AM by State Library ]
1873 March 30 through April 5, 2014 was "National Week of the Ocean." How does that relate to Wyoming? Because of our position on the continent, water in our streams flows to the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Some of our place names reflect this. The first is 'Two Ocean Pass.' When Captain William A. Jones and party explored northwestern Wyoming and Yellowstone in 1873, he wrote this about the location: