HOME TheInfoList.com
Providing Lists of Related Topics to Help You Find Great Stuff

picture info

Oregon Country
The Oregon
Oregon
Country was a predominantly American term referring to a disputed region of the Pacific Northwest
Pacific Northwest
of North America. The region was occupied by British and French Canadian
French Canadian
fur traders from before 1810, and American settlers from the mid-1830s, with its coastal areas north from the Columbia River
Columbia River
frequented by ships from all nations engaged in the maritime fur trade, most of these from the 1790s through 1810s being Boston-based. The Oregon Treaty
Oregon Treaty
of 1846 ended disputed joint occupancy pursuant to the Treaty of 1818
Treaty of 1818
and established the British-American boundary at the 49th parallel (except Vancouver Island).[citation needed] Oregon
Oregon
was a distinctly American term for the region
[...More...]

"Oregon Country" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

George Vancouver
Captain George Vancouver
Vancouver
(22 June 1757 – 10 May 1798) was a British officer of the Royal Navy, best known for his 1791–95 expedition, which explored and charted North America's northwestern Pacific Coast regions, including the coasts of contemporary Alaska, British Columbia, Washington, and Oregon
[...More...]

"George Vancouver" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

Yukon River
The Yukon
Yukon
River is a major watercourse of northwestern North America. The source of the river is located in British Columbia, Canada, from which it proceeds to flow through the Canadian Yukon
Yukon
Territory (itself named after the river). The lower half of the river lies in the U.S. state of Alaska. The river is 3,190 kilometres (1,980 mi)[2][3] long and empties into the Bering Sea
Bering Sea
at the Yukon–Kuskokwim Delta. The average flow is 6,430 m³/s (227,000 ft³/s).[1] The total drainage area is 832,700 km² (321,500 mi²),[1] of which 323,800 km² (126,300 mi²) is in Canada. The total area is more than 25% larger than Texas
Texas
or Alberta. The longest river in Alaska
Alaska
and Yukon, it was one of the principal means of transportation during the 1896–1903 Klondike Gold Rush
[...More...]

"Yukon River" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

Wyoming
Wyoming
Wyoming
/waɪˈoʊmɪŋ/ ( listen) is a state in the mountain region of the western United States. The state is the 10th largest by area, the least populous and the second least densely populated state in the country. Wyoming
Wyoming
is bordered on the north by Montana, on the east by South Dakota
South Dakota
and Nebraska, on the south by Colorado, on the southwest by Utah, and on the west by Idaho. The state population was estimated at 586,107 in 2015, which is less than 31 of the most populous U.S. cities including neighboring Denver.[8] Cheyenne is the state capital and the most populous city, with population estimated at 63,335 in 2015.[9] The western two-thirds of the state is covered mostly by the mountain ranges and rangelands of the Rocky Mountains, while the eastern third of the state is high elevation prairie called the High Plains
[...More...]

"Wyoming" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

Kingdom Of Great Britain
The Kingdom of Great Britain, officially called simply Great Britain,[1] was a sovereign state in western Europe from 1 May 1707 to 31 December 1800. The state came into being following the Treaty of Union in 1706, ratified by the Acts of Union 1707, which united the kingdoms of England
England
and Scotland
Scotland
to form a single kingdom encompassing the whole island of Great Britain
Great Britain
and its outlying islands, with the exception of the Isle of Man
Isle of Man
and the Channel Islands. It also did not include Ireland, which remained a separate realm. The unitary state was governed by a single parliament and government that was based in Westminster
[...More...]

"Kingdom Of Great Britain" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

Peter Puget
Peter Puget
Peter Puget
(1765 – 31 October 1822) was an officer in the Royal Navy, best known for his exploration of Puget Sound.[1]Contents1 Midshipman
Midshipman
Puget 2 Lieutenant Puget and the Discovery 3 Commander and captain 4 Shore career 5 Personal life 6 References Midshipman
Midshipman
Puget[edit] Puget's ancestors had fled France for Britain during Louis XIV's persecution of the Huguenots. His father, John, was a successful merchant and banker, but died in 1767, leaving Puget's mother, Esther, with two sons and three daughters. In 1778, twelve-year-old Peter entered the navy as a midshipman and served on the following ships:1778: HMS Dunkirk, an ageing 60 gun two-decker, Captain John Milligan. Harbour service. December 1779: HMS Syren, frigate, Captain Edmund Dodd
[...More...]

"Peter Puget" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

Jonathan Carver
Jonathan Carver
Jonathan Carver
(April 13, 1710 – January 31, 1780) was a colonial American explorer and writer. He was born in Weymouth, Massachusetts and then moved with his family to Canterbury, Connecticut. He later married Abigail Robbins and became a shoemaker. He is believed to have had seven children. In 1755 Carver joined the Massachusetts colonial militia at the start of the French and Indian War. In 1757, Carver, a friend of Robert Rogers, enlisted with Burke's Rangers. Burke's Rangers
Burke's Rangers
would in 1758 become a part of Rogers' Rangers.[1] During the war he studied surveying and mapping techniques. He was successful in the military and eventually became captain of a Massachusetts regiment in 1761
[...More...]

"Jonathan Carver" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

Alexander Mackenzie (explorer)
Sir Alexander Mackenzie (or MacKenzie, Scottish Gaelic: Alasdair MacCoinnich; 1764 – 12 March 1820) was a Scottish explorer known for accomplishing the first east to west crossing of North America north of Mexico, which preceded the more famous Lewis
Lewis
and Clark Expedition by 12 years. His overland crossing of what is now Canada
Canada
reached the Pacific Ocean in 1793
[...More...]

"Alexander Mackenzie (explorer)" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

United States Of America
Coordinates: 40°N 100°W / 40°N 100°W / 40; -100 United States
United States
of AmericaFlagGreat SealMotto:  "In God
God
We Trust"[1][fn 1]Other traditional mottos  "E pluribus unum" (Latin)
[...More...]

"United States Of America" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

British Columbia
British Columbia
British Columbia
(BC; French: Colombie-Britannique) is the westernmost province of Canada, located between the Pacific Ocean
Pacific Ocean
and the Rocky Mountains. With an estimated population of 4.8 million as of 2017, it is Canada's third-most populous province. The first British settlement in the area was Fort Victoria, established in 1843, which gave rise to the City of Victoria, at first the capital of the separate Colony of Vancouver
Vancouver
Island. Subsequently, on the mainland, the Colony of British Columbia (1858–1866)
Colony of British Columbia (1858–1866)
was founded by Richard Clement Moody[5] and the Royal Engineers, Columbia Detachment, in response to the Fraser Canyon
Fraser Canyon
Gold Rush
[...More...]

"British Columbia" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

Provinces And Territories Of Canada
The provinces and territories of Canada
Canada
are the administrative divisions that are responsible for the delivery of sub-national governance within the geographical areas of Canada
Canada
under the authority of the Canadian Constitution. In the 1867 Canadian Confederation, three provinces of British North America—New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and the Province of Canada
Canada
(which, upon Confederation, was divided into Ontario
Ontario
and Quebec)—were united to form a federated colony, which eventually became a sovereign nation in the next century. Over its history, Canada's international borders have changed several times, and the country has grown from the original four provinces to the current ten provinces and three territories
[...More...]

"Provinces And Territories Of Canada" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

Pacific Ocean
The Pacific Ocean
Ocean
is the largest and deepest of Earth's oceanic divisions. It extends from the Arctic Ocean
Arctic Ocean
in the north to the Southern Ocean
Southern Ocean
(or, depending on definition, to Antarctica) in the south and is bounded by Asia
Asia
and Australia
Australia
in the west and the Americas
Americas
in the east. At 165,250,000 square kilometers (63,800,000 square miles) in area (as defined with an Antarctic
Antarctic
southern border), this largest division of the World Ocean—and, in turn, the hydrosphere—covers about 46% of Earth's water surface and about one-third of its total surface area, making it larger than all of Earth's land area combined.[1] Both the center of the Water Hemisphere and the Western Hemisphere
Western Hemisphere
are in the Pacific Ocean
[...More...]

"Pacific Ocean" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

Rocky Mountains
The Rocky Mountains, commonly known as the Rockies, are a major mountain range in western North America. The Rocky Mountains
Rocky Mountains
stretch more than 3,000 miles (4,800 km) from the northernmost part of British Columbia, in western Canada, to New Mexico, in the Southwestern United States. Within the North American Cordillera, the Rockies are somewhat distinct from the Pacific Coast Ranges
Pacific Coast Ranges
and the Cascade Range
Cascade Range
and Sierra Nevada, which all lie further to the west. The Rocky Mountains
Rocky Mountains
were initially formed from 80 million to 55 million years ago during the Laramide orogeny, in which a number of plates began to slide underneath the North American plate. The angle of subduction was shallow, resulting in a broad belt of mountains running down western North America
[...More...]

"Rocky Mountains" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

Bella Coola, British Columbia
Bella Coola is a community in the Bella Coola Valley, in British Columbia, Canada. Bella Coola usually refers to the entire valley, encompassing the settlements of Bella Coola proper ("the townsite") (population approximately 148), Lower Bella Coola, Hagensborg, Saloompt, Nusatsum, Firvale and Stuie. It is also the location of the head offices of the Central Coast Regional District. The entire Bella Coola Valley had a population of 2,010 as of the 2016 census
[...More...]

"Bella Coola, British Columbia" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

42nd Parallel North
The 42nd parallel north
42nd parallel north
is a circle of latitude that is 42 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane
[...More...]

"42nd Parallel North" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

British Columbia Coast
The British Columbia
British Columbia
Coast or BC Coast is Canada's western continental coastline on the Pacific Ocean. The usage is synonymous with the term West Coast of Canada. In a sense excluding the urban Lower Mainland
Lower Mainland
area adjacent to the Canada–United States border, which is considered "The Coast," the British Columbia
British Columbia
Coast refers to one of British Columbia's three main regions, the others being the Lower Mainland
Lower Mainland
and The Interior. The aerial distance from Victoria on the Strait of Juan de Fuca
Strait of Juan de Fuca
to Stewart, British Columbia
British Columbia
on the Alaska
Alaska
border at the head of the Portland Canal is 965 kilometres (600 mi) in length
[...More...]

"British Columbia Coast" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse
.