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Mapping the Wilderness by Tom Shardlow

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Book Description

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.


  • ISBN: 9781459726185 |
  • Hardcover: 72 pages |
  • Publisher: Dundurn |
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  • Language: English |
  • Format: Ebook