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David Thompson (explorer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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David Thompson and two guides on the shore of Lac la Biche, which he explored and mapped in the1780's                               LacLaBiche - Alberta.

David Thompson and two guides on the shore of Lac la Biche, which he explored and mapped in LacLaBiche - Alberta.

Born-Apr.30-1770 Westminster,London,England  Died-Feb.10-1857 (aged 86)  Longueuil-(then Eastern Canada).   Occupation Explorer-Map Maker.    Spouse-Charlotte Small -   13 Children 	  Fanny-(1801)   Samuel-(1804)  Emma-(1806)  John-(1808)  Joshuah-(1811)  Henry-(1813)   Charlotte-(1815)   Elizabeth-(1817)  William-(1819)  Thomas-(1822)  George-(1824)   Mary-(1827)  Eliza-(1829)        Parents - David and Ann Thompson

Westminster, England Parents -David and Ann Thompson of Wales. Died - (aged Longueuil - (then Eastern Canada).

Scott Sproull and Norm Jacobson compare compass readings on a knoll north of Interstate 90. The two history buffs are attempting to pinpoint the spot where explorer David Thompson observed and sketched the Missoula Valley 200 years ago to the day. MICHAELGALLACHER/Missoulian

David Thompson, what hath you wrought? You come into the Missoula Valley for one morning 200 years ago, feast your eyes on its February drabness and leave us with such

David Thompson's World Map - Cartographer and Explorer

David Thompson was a Canadian explorer, surveyor, and map maker of the early He is known as the greatest land geographer who ever lived.

The Clifford Sifton bringing explorers and dreamers to the Yukon goldrush

The Clifford Sifton bringing explorers and dreamers to the Yukon goldrush

Explorer John Cabot , Italian by birth, moved to England and was sent to explore the "New World" by King Henry VII on The Matthew. England was anxious to explore the lands explored by Christopher Columbus. England was also interested in finding lands that the English could claim as colonies He reached and explored Newfoundland in 1497. His landing allowed England to claim. Newfoundland. In 1949 Nfld joined Canadian Confederation

xplorer and navigator John Cabot was born Giovanni Caboto in Italy around By he had moved to Bristol, England, with his family. He made a voyage in 1497 on the ship Matthew and claimed land in Canada—mistaking it for Asia—for King Henry VII of England.

On this day 6th October,1769, English explorer Captain James Cook, aboard the Endeavour, discovered New Zealand

Captain Cook Statue, Gisborne, New Zealand - On this day October English explorer Captain James Cook, aboard the Endeavour, discovered New Zealand.

Find out how to make your own cool Viking lawn game that involves throwing sticks to topple the opponents' Kubbs. Very fun!

Find out how to make your own cool Viking lawn game that involves throwing sticks to topple the opponents' Kubbs.

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