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The Amazing Exploits of Captain George Vancouver ___"Learn about the exhaustive mapmaking travels of Captain George Vancouver." - Text only - From PageWise, Inc. - http://mdmd.essortment.com/captaingeorge_reia.htm

Capt George Vancouver (1757 - 1798) __ Photo of the burial spot of George Vancouver. - illustrated - From findagrave.com - http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=4947

Capt. George Vancouver __ Good article covering biography, accomplishments and a few quotes. - illustrated - From oregonpioneers.com - http://www.oregonpioneers.com/Vancouver.htm   

Captain George Vancouver __ "Captain George Vancouver, the first European to explore the inner waters of Burrard Inlet, was born in King's Lynn, Norfolk, on June 22, 1757. He was of Dutch ancestry, descended from the titled Van Coeverden family, whose castle at Coeverden was long an important fortress on the eastern frontier with Germany."  You will find a good biography. - From discovervancouver.com - http://www.discovervancouver.com/GVB/captain-george-vancouver.asp

Explorers of Canada, Part XXVI: George Vancouver __ You will find an overview of Vancouver's life and accomplishments. - From suite101.com - http://www.suite101.com/article.cfm/3586/92260  

 

George Vancouver __ "...was an officer of the Royal Navy, and an explorer best known for his exploration of North America, including the Pacific coast along Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia; he also explored the southwest coast of Australia. He is the eponymous originator of several locations named Vancouver."  You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Vancouver 

George Vancouver __ A brief biographical sketch. - From Infoplease.com - http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/people/A0850413.html

George Vancouver __ A biographical sketch covering mostly the exploration of Puget Sound. - From nwcouncil.org - http://www.nwcouncil.org/history/VancouverGeorge.asp  

Introduction - George Vancouver - Westward 18th Century ___"Vancouver... sailed about 140,000 kilometres and mapped the North American west coast from northern Mexico to southern Alaska. His measurements were good enough that many can still be used today."  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.collectionscanada.ca/explorateurs/jeunesse/h3-1720-e.html  

A Short Biography of George Vancouver __ "Short" is not the operative word here.  You will find a lot of information in this quite long page. - From John Robson - http://pages.quicksilver.net.nz/jcr/~vancouver1.html 

A Voyage to the North Pacific Ocean by George Vancouver __ "The voyage of George Vancouver to the North Pacific began on 1 April 1791. That the ships sailed on April Fools' Day was of some amusement to many on board. The ships crossed the Bay of Biscay and headed for Madeira. Bad weather and the poor sailing performance of the Chatham caused Vancouver to miss Madeira and make for Tenerife in the Canary Islands."  and that is just the start of the adventure. - From John Robson - http://pages.quicksilver.net.nz/jcr/~vancouver3.html 

 

 

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