Kaministiquia, Fort

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  • Kaministiquia, or Kaministikwia, Fort —    At mouth of river of same name, north west shore of Lake Superior. Built by Zacharie Robutel de La Noüe, in 1717. La Vérendrye wintered there in 1731, while making preparations for his western explorations. The site abandoned in favour of… …   The makers of Canada

  • Kaministiquia River — The Red River Expedition at Kakabeka Falls by Frances Anne Hopkins, 1877 Mouth Lake Superior Basin countries …   Wikipedia

  • Sir Edward Clouston, 1st Baronet — Sir Edward Seaborne Clouston, 1st Baronet (May 9 1849 November 23 1912) was a Canadian banker and financier. He was born in Moose Factory to James Stewart Clouston, chief factor of the Hudson s Bay Company and his wife Margaret. W. Stewart… …   Wikipedia

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  • Superior, Lake — Lake, U.S. and Canada. The largest of the five Great Lakes, Superior is the world s largest freshwater lake. It is 383 mi (616 km) long and 160 mi (258 km) at its widest, with an area of 31,800 sq mi (82,362 sq km) and depths reaching 1,330 ft… …   Universalium

  • Kaministiquia River — ▪ river, Ontario, Canada also spelled  Kaministikwia,        river, western Ontario, Can. It rises in Dog Lake and, after a crooked course of 60 miles (95 km), empties into Thunder Bay, an arm of Lake Superior. It has many rapids and cataracts,… …   Universalium

  • Edward Clouston — Sir Edward Seaborne Clouston, 1st Baronet Born May 9, 1849(1849 05 09) Moose Factory, Canada West Died November 23, 1912(1912 11 23) (aged 63) Montreal, Quebec Occupation Bank …   Wikipedia