The expedition of Sir Alexander Mackenzie in 1793, across the continent to the Pacific Ocean, which he reached in lat.
The Northwest Company, acting feebly and partially upon the suggestions of its former agent, Sir Alexander Mackenzie, had pushed one or two advanced trading posts across the Rocky Mountains, into a tract of country visited by that enterprising traveller, and since named New Caledonia.
Alexander M'Kay, had accompanied Sir Alexander Mackenzie in both of his expeditions to the northwest coast of America in 1789 and 1793.
The four were named as skipper Zander Manson, Alexander Mackenzie
, Alan MacDonald and Billy Tait.
June 25, 1970 - 6cents Sir Alexander Mackenzie
(1764-1820) Issued to mark the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of his death.
Skipper Zander Manson, 62, of Mallaig, Alexander Mackenzie
, 32, of Tougal, Morar, his cousin Alan MacDonald, 31, Michael Dyer, 36, of Faskadale, Arisaig, and Billy Tait, 42, of Fraserburgh, Aberdeen-shire, all perished.
Skipper Zander Manson, Alexander Mackenzie
, 32, Alan MacDonald, 31, Michael Dyer, 36, and Billy Tait, 42, all died.
Police found the badly decomposed body of Alexander MacKenzie
, 61, in his single bedroom flat in Broad Street, Stirling, on Wednesday.
Mary Anne Bethune UE was paired with David Thompson, Leslie Hammond presented Jane Franklin, Gwen Dumfries UE presented Robert Bylot, and Diane Faris UE presented Alexander MacKenzie
, aged 21 and Angela Bate, also 21, who are from Seaham, both died at the scene.
to Inuvik, where they studied at Sir Alexander Mackenzie
Day School and stayed at the hostel until June.
The abstract artists of the mid 20th Century transformed approaches to landscape painting and Oldham has a fine collection of paintings from the 1960s by artists working in Cornwall, including Terry Frost, Alexander Mackenzie
, Sandra Blow and Harry Ousey.