Alexander Mackenzie

Alexander Mackenzie (1822–1892) was a Scottish-Canadian explorer known for his overland crossing of what is now Canada, achieving the first east to west crossing of North America north of Mexico. He completed his journey in 1793, mapping the route and opening up the area to trade and settlement. Mackenzie's explorations are significant in Canadian history, and he is often celebrated as a key figure in the early mapping and development of the Canadian frontier.


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  1. 1. Journal of the Voyage to the Pacific

    "Journal of the Voyage to the Pacific" is a travelogue that documents the author's journey from Great Slave Lake in Northwest Territories, Canada, to the Pacific Ocean. The author, an explorer, details the challenges and experiences he encountered during the first recorded transcontinental crossing of North America north of Mexico. The book provides an insightful view into the landscapes, indigenous cultures, and natural history of the late 18th century North American continent.

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