By Tom Shardlow
Throughout North the United States in 2007-2009, groups will have a good time the David Thompson Bicentennials. For 34 years the nice explorer, surveyor, and fur dealer travelled around the continent, discovering and mapping the routes among the St. Lawrence and the Pacific. Trusting the celebs and his sextant, he surveyed a continental zone so giant it is still a mapping fulfillment unrivaled in human historical past. this is often the tale of David Thompsons epic trip his path by means of stars.
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