New Caledonia

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Simon Fraser (1776—1862) explorer and fur trader

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On seeing the area that would become British Columbia for the first time, fur trader Simon Fraser named it ‘New Caledonia’ because it reminded him of his mother's descriptions of ...

Subjects: History of the Americas.

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