The first transcontinental crossing of North America ever


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TRANSCONTINENTAL CROSSING OF NORTH AMERICA

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What was the first transcontinental crossing of North America?

Although were pretty sure there were natives who at some point or another crossed North America, the credit for the first documented crossing goes to Sir Alexander MacKenzie.

In 1789 Alexander MacKenzie, he was not a Sir yet, found the Disappointment River, later it was renamed the MacKenzie River, but unfortunately for him it led to the Arctic Ocean.

In 1792 he set off again and this time found the Fraser River and in 1793 he reached an arm of the Pacific Ocean at South Bentinck Arm near  Bella Coola, British Columbia, becoming the first document person to cross North America, the Continental Divide and The Rocky Mountains.


Sir Alexander MacKenzie


The first transcontinental crossing of North America ever

The first transcontinental crossing of North America ever

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