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The voyage of Alexander Mackenzie across Canada, 1789-1793

Hubert Howe Bancroft

The voyage of Alexander Mackenzie across Canada, 1789-1793

by Hubert Howe Bancroft

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Published by Shorey Book Store in Seattle .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mackenzie, Alexander, -- 1763-1820.,
  • Northwest, Canadian -- Discovery and exploration.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby H. H. Bancroft.
    ContributionsBancroft, Hubert Howe, 1832-1918.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 666-703 :
    Number of Pages703
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18679191M
    ISBN 100846601826
    OCLC/WorldCa16690172

    MACKENZIE, ALEXANDER. Voyages from Montreal, on the River St. Laurence through the Continent of North America, to the Frozen and Pacific Oceans; in the Years and With a Preliminary Account of the Rise, Progress, and Present State of the Fur Trade of That Country. London: Cadell et al, Empire. Sir Alexander Mackenzie was born at Stornoway, in the island of Lewis, in the year Before he was thirty years of age he had explored the great river, now called after him the Mackenzie, to its mouth in the Arctic Ocean, and had been the first white man to cross North America, north of Mexico, from Montreal to the North-West.

    Mackenzie, Alexander, Sir, Title: Voyages from Montreal, on the river St. Laurence, through the continent of North America, to the frozen and Pacific oceans; in the years and A Narrative or Journal of Voyages and Travels through the North-West Continent of America in the Years & Alexander Mackenzie. J. Lee [London], up the Coppermine, across the Dismal Lakes, down the Dease River and across Great Bear Lake, to Fort Norman, ultimately arriving in Edmonton. The book contains detailed descriptions.

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Bancroft. Sir Alexander Mackenzie (or MacKenzie, Scottish Gaelic: Alasdair MacCoinnich; – 12 March ) was a British explorer known for accomplishing the first east to west crossing of America north of Mexico in1789-1793 book preceded the more famous Lewis and Clark Expedition by 12 years.

The Mackenzie River is named after him, the longest river system in Canada and the second longest in North Born:Stornoway, Lewis, Scotland.

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