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.
In 1789, Scotsman Alexander Mackenzie
mapped out his journey along the river that would one day bear his name, planning to bring along fellow fur traders, indigenous guides and plenty of pemmican, a condensed food composed of protein, fat and dried fruit.
1793 - Scot Alexander Mackenzie
reaches the Pacific, becoming first recorded human to complete a transcontinental crossing of North America.
To conclude, if the father of the Supreme Court of Canada, Prime Minister Alexander Mackenzie
, were still alive today, he wouldn't recognize his creation.
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
George Alexander Mackenzie
, Consulting economist and editor, Journal of Retirement, Washington, DC, USA
Inspired by the song "Northwest Passage" composed by the legendary Canadian folk musician Stan Rogers in 1981, artist Matt James has documented and illustrated not only the Arctic expeditions from the past, but also the road trip taken by Rogers, who sought to acquire a deeper understanding of the grueling odysseys experienced by renowned explorers such as Henry Kelsey, Alexander Mackenzie
and David Thompson.
, 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.