Alexander Mackenzie and the North West.
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Alexander Mackenzie and the North West. by Roy Daniells

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Published by Barnes & Noble in New York .
Written in English



  • Northwest, Canadian


  • Mackenzie, Alexander, Sir, 1763-1820,
  • Northwest, Canadian -- Discovery and exploration

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 209-212.

SeriesGreat travellers
LC ClassificationsF1060.7 .M2 1969
The Physical Object
Pagination219 p.
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5188268M
LC Control Number75008008

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