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Canadian Explorer, Fur Trader and Geographer, David Thompson ___Allow plenty of time to check out all the information this website has to offer. Highlighted text will link you to further information and images. - Illustrated - From Pat MacDonald - http://www.davidthompsonthings.com/ 

David Thompson: Biography __ A collection of biographies from a variety of online resources. - From answers.com - http://www.answers.com/topic/david-thompson  

 

David Thompson Canadian Explorer Mapmaker History Pictures __ "David Thompson ranks as the premier surveyor of North America. Two Canadians, David Thompson and Alexander Mackenzie, are also the leading explorers of North America. From 1792 to 1812, David Thompson mapped most of the country west of Hudson Bay and Lake Superior, across the Rocky Mountains to the source of the Columbia River, and the length of the Columbia to the Pacific Ocean."  You will find a lot of information and beautiful images. - illustrated - From thefurtrapper.com - http://www.thefurtrapper.com/david_thompson.htm 

David Thompson (explorer) __ "Thompson was a fur trader of the Hudson's Bay Company. From 1792 to 1812, he explored and mapped the country west of Hudson Bay and Lake Superior, across the Rocky Mountains to the headwaters of the Columbia River and down the Columbia to the Pacific Ocean. He was the first European to explore the Columbia from source to mouth."  You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Thompson_(explorer)

Great Canadian Explorers: David Thompson __ "David Thompson ranks among the great explorers of North America." Here you can find out why? - From Mount Allison University - http://www.mta.ca/about_canada/multimedia/explorers/thompson.html  

The greatest land geographer who ever lived __ "Thompson's achievements are staggering. The greatest 19th-century surveyor in North America, David Thompson explored vast areas that later became part of Western Canada and the northwestern United States."  You will find an extensive amount of information about him and his times. - From davidthompsonthings.com - http://www.davidthompsonthings.com/geog1.html 
 
Introduction - David Thompson - 18th Century ___"He is considered one of the most important geographers in the history of North America. During his life, he mapped almost four and a half million square kilometres." These pages are designed for young explorers, but students of all ages will find the information useful. (You might want to increase the text size.) - Illustrated - From Library and Archives Canada - http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/explorateurs/jeunesse/h3-1640-e.html 

The Life of David Thompson __ A very nice article and references about David Thompson. - illustrated - From  Northwest Journal - http://www.northwestjournal.ca/V1.htm  

 

 

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