Travels and Exploration


Central Alberta by David Thompson

Southern and Central Alberta by David Thompson

The exploration of North America by non-indigenous people was a continuing effort to formally map it. It spanned centuries and consisted of efforts by numerous people and expeditions from various European nations. Through research, I capture but a few of the more well know explorers, who, by their own efforts and the efforts of their indigenous guides, mapped a continent.

The result of this research are various spatial datasets centred around these specific individuals…