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131 Results
Radisson & des Groseilliers : fur traders of the North —Bailey, Katharine, 1980-
Book
2006
7 available of 9 items

Radisson and des Groseilliers were French explorers and fur traders. Their discoveries led to the creation of the Hudson Bay Company, Canada's oldest corporation and one of the oldest merchant companies in the world.

David Thompson : the epic expeditions of a great Canadian explorer —Pole, Graeme, 1956-
Book
2003
11 available of 11 items

David THompson has been called one of the world's greatest geographers. During his 28 years in the fur trade, THompson walked, canoed, rode horses, and snow-shoed 88,500 kilometres, and surveyed more than 3 million squar...

Jacques Cartier, Samuel de Champlain and the explorers of Canada —Coulter, Tony.
Book
1993
3 available of 4 items

Surveys the early exploration of Canada by Cartier, Champlain, and others.

Champlain —Moore, Christopher, 1950-
Book
2004
13 available of 13 items

David Thompson —Garrod, Stan.
Book
1989
3 available of 3 items

Henry Hudson : seeking the Northwest Passage —Gleason, Carrie, 1973-
Book
2005
16 available of 17 items

A look at the life of English explorer Henry Hudson, his four voyages in search of a northern passage from Europe to Asia, and his legacy.

Explorers
Book
2007
21 available of 21 items

Learn about the early Explorers who came to Canada, from the Norsemen and Christopher Columbus to Samuel de Champlain and Henry Hudson.

Mapmaker : Philip Turnor in Rupert's Land in the Age of Enlightenment —Mitchell, Barbara, 1944- author.
Book
2017
8 available of 8 items

"As the first inland surveyor for the Hudson's Bay Company, Philip Turnor stands tall among the explorers and mapmakers of Canada. Accompanied by Cree guides and his Cree wife, Turnor travelled 15,000 miles by canoe and ...

Sir Alexander Mackenzie —Bekkering, Annalise.
Book
2009
10 available of 11 items

Examines the life and accomplishments of fur trader and explorer Alexander Mackenzie, the first European to travel by land from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean north of Mexico.

Henry Hudson —Banting, Erinn.
Book
13 available of 14 items

Jacques Cartier —O'Brien, Cynthia (Cynthia J.), author.
Book
2019
0 available of 2 items

"Follow the journeys of Jacques Cartier as he explored the New World searching for the Northwest Passage and claiming land for France."-- Provided by publisher.

Champlain —Armstrong, Joe C. W., 1934-
Book
1987
3 available of 3 items

Explorers and pathfinders —Quinlan, Don, 1947-
Book
2004
5 available of 6 items

Examines Canada's earliest settlements, the underlying reasons for them, as well as the conflicts that arose because of them.

Samuel de Champlain —Moore, Christopher.
Book
1986
6 available of 6 items

Samuel de Champlain —Rodger, Ellen, author.
Book
2019
0 available of 2 items

"Follow the journeys of Samuel de Champlain as explored and mapped present day Quebec, creating settlements and trading with the Indigenous Peoples of the area."-- Provided by publisher.

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