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Historical Markers in Cobden, Ontario

 
Wideview of Champlain's Astrolabe Marker image, Touch for more information
By Kevin Craft, July 4, 2017
Wideview of Champlain's Astrolabe Marker
1Ontario (Renfrew County), Cobden — Champlain's Astrolabe
Nearby was found in 1867 by Edward George Lee an Astrolabe bearing the date 1603. This instrument, used for determining latitude, is believed to have been lost by Champlain about 7th June, 1613, on his exploratory expedition up the Ottawa River.Map (db m105537) HM
2Ontario (Renfrew County), Cobden — Champlain's Journey of 1613
The Father of New France, Samuel de Champlain, made the first of two voyages into what is now Ontario in 1613. He travelled up the Ottawa River seeking the northern sea (Hudson Bay) which one of his five companions, Nicolas de Vignau, claimed to . . . Map (db m105539) HM
 
 
  
  
  
 
 
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Nov. 27, 2022