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First crossing Alexander Mackenzie, his expedition across North America, and the opening of the continent by Derek Hayes

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Published by Sasquatch Books in Seattle .
Written in English



  • Northwest, Canadian,
  • Canada


  • Mackenzie, Alexander, Sir, 1763-1820,
  • Explorers -- Northwest, Canadian -- Biography,
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific,
  • Indians of North America -- Northwest, Canadian -- History -- 18th century,
  • Fur trade -- Northwest, Canadian -- History -- 18th century,
  • Northwest, Canadian -- Description and travel,
  • Northwest, Canadian -- Discovery and exploration,
  • Canada -- Description and travel,
  • Canada -- Discovery and exploration

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 314-316) and index.

StatementDerek Hayes.
LC ClassificationsF1060.7.M1783 H39 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination320 p. :
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3946101M
ISBN 101570613087
LC Control Number2001031374

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