Mapping the Wilderness

Mapping the Wilderness

The Story of David Thompson

Book - 2006
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David Thompsons story is one of the great tales of North American adventure. His life was a mixture of truth and legend, but he was without a doubt one of the greatest surveyors and mapmakers of the North American continent. Raised in a charity school in London, England, and apprenticed to the Hudsons Bay Company as a teenager, he then travelled extensively, recording valuable navigational information. His life was one of adventure and hardship but also of incredible accomplishment.


David Thompsons story is one of the great tales of North American adventure. His life was a mixture of truth and legend, but he was without a doubt one of the greatest surveyors and mapmakers of the North American continent. His life was one of adventure and hardship but also of incredible accomplishment.



Baker & Taylor
Presents the life and accomplishments of one of the greatest surveyors and mapmakers of the North American continent.

Publisher: Toronto : Napoleon Pub., 2006
ISBN: 9780929141855
0929141857
Branch Call Number: J 526.9092 SHA
Characteristics: 65 p. :,ill., maps, ports. ;,25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Wysotski, Chrissie - Illustrator

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