The Mapmaker's Eye: David Thompson on the Columbia Plateau

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  • Title: The Mapmaker's Eye: David Thompson on the Columbia Plateau
  • Author: Jack Nisbet
  • ISBN: 9780874222852
  • Page: 150
  • Format: Paperback

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The Mapmaker's Eye: David Thompson on the Columbia Plateau

Comments The Mapmaker's Eye: David Thompson on the Columbia Plateau

  1. Very interesting history of David Thompson, told primarily with excerpts and artwork from his journals as he charted the course of the Columbia river Working for various British fur trading companies, the surveyor worked his way back and forth across the Rockies, exploring different routes and eventually reaching the Pacific.While reading, I often found myself studying the maps, Thompson s and modern versions The journal excerpts were fascinating, connecting tribes by language and describing the [...]


  2. Enjoyed the account of Thompson s early years The Columbia River Canadian origins with a northern and southerly flow into The States On the map making side, with the reliance on various Indian tribes, the stars, and rudimentary instruments, it is a wonder Thompson s accuracy at times Wonderful read if you enjoy Pacific NW history.


  3. Good historical read full of maps and anecdotes, how to make snowshoes, journal entries from river mapping, routes, posts, companions If Thomson had his way, Walla Walla, WA would be in Canada