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Thomas James and the Search for the Northwest Passage

In 1631-32, James explored the waters of Hudson and James bays. He successfully wintered his crew on Charlton Island, but his vivid account of their hardships discouraged further exploration for almost a century.

Location

On River Road, between First and Cotter Streets, Moosonee

Region: Northern Ontario

County/District: District of Cochrane

Municipality: Town of Moosonee

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